Canyon, Colorado 2004-2005

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Support the rear axle assembly at ride height.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Shock absorber-to-frame retainers at the top of the shock
     
    Shock-to-axle retainers at the bottom of the shock
     
    Shock absorber
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install the shock in the vehicle and loosely install the upper mounting fasteners to retain it.
  2.  
  3. Align the lower-end of the shock absorber with the axle mounting, then loosely install the retainers.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the upper shock retainers to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm). Tighten the lower shock retainers to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm).
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Support the rear axle assembly at ride height.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Shock absorber-to-frame retainers at the top of the shock
     
    Shock-to-axle retainers at the bottom of the shock
     
    Shock absorber
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install the shock in the vehicle and loosely install the upper mounting fasteners to retain it.
  2.  
  3. Align the lower-end of the shock absorber with the axle mounting, then loosely install the retainers.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the upper shock retainers to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm). Tighten the lower shock retainers to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm).
  6.  

 
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