CTS 2003-2005

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the rear seat back to allow access to the upper shock absorber mounting.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Sound insulator from the shock tower
     
    Upper mounting nut, washer and grommet
     
    Lower shock mounting bolt
     
    Shock absorber
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Lower rubber mounting grommet and washer
     
    Shock into the tower
     
    Protective cap to the shock tower
     
    Lower shock mounting bolt. Torque the bolt 111 ft. lbs. (150 Nm).
     
    Upper shock mounting grommet, washer and nut. Torque the nut 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
     
    Rear seat back
     

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