Aura, Outlook 2007

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the tire and wheel.
  4.  
  5. Using a suitable jack stand, raise the rear knuckle to remove spring tension.
  6.  
  7. Remove the lower shock bolt.
  8.  
  9. Remove the upper shock nuts.
  10.  
  11. Remove the shock from the vehicle.
  12.  

To install: Place the shock in the vehicle.

  1. Install the shock absorber to body nuts. Tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the shock absorber to knuckle bolt. Tighten to 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Remove the jack stand from the rear knuckle.
  6.  
  7. Install the tire and wheel.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  



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Fig. Rear shock absorber mounting-Outlook

  1. Remove the tire and wheel.
  2.  
  3. Using a suitable jack stand, raise the rear knuckle to remove spring tension.
  4.  
  5. Remove the lower shock bolt.
  6.  
  7. Remove the upper shock nuts.
  8.  
  9. Remove the shock from the vehicle.
  10.  

To install: Place the shock in the vehicle.

  1. Install the shock absorber to body nuts. Tighten to 52 ft. lbs. (70 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the shock absorber to knuckle bolt. Tighten to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm) plus an additional 60 degrees.
  4.  
  5. Remove the jack stand from the rear knuckle.
  6.  
  7. Install the tire and wheel.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  

 
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