Aurora 2001-2003

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Exploded view of the rear shock mounting

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Support the lower control arm at such a height that the upper shock bolts will still be accessible.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
     
    Electronic Level Control (ELC) air tube from the shock
     
    Both lower shock mount bolts
     
    Trunk trim panel to access the upper shock mount bolts
     
    Upper shock cap
     
    Both upper shock mount nuts and reinforcement
     
    Shock
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Shock
     
    Reinforcement and upper shock mounting nuts. Torque the nuts to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
     
    Upper shock cap and inner trunk trim
     
    Lower shock bolts. Torque the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).
     
    ELC air tube to the shock
     
    Rear wheel. Torque the nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (140 Nm).
     

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