Removal & Installation
Remove the shock absorber-to-body bolts - upper.
NOTEWhen lifting the vehicle with a body hoist, it will be necessary to support the rear axle with adjustable jack stands.
- Raise the vehicle and support the rear axle assembly.
- Remove the lower shock absorber-to-axle bolt.
- Remove the shock absorber.
- Insert the lower shock absorber-to-axle bolt through the shock absorber lower attachment bracket and into the axle.
Lower the vehicle enough to guide the upper shock stud on the body opening and loosely install the attaching bolts.
Tighten the lower shock absorber-to-axle bolt to 53 ft. lbs. (72 Nm).