Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, 1999-2005

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, please familiarize yourself with safety procedures.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Upper locknut and washer from the frame bracket stud, on the Grand Cherokee
     
    Lower bolt, nut and washers from the axle shaft tube bracket
     
    Shock absorber
     

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To install:

  1. Place the shock absorber upper end in position and tighten the fasteners to the following specifications:

    Cherokee: 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm)
     
    1999-01 Grand Cherokee:68 ft. lbs. (92 Nm)
     
    2002-04 Grand Cherokee: 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm).
     
    2005 Grand Cherokee: 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm).
     

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  3. Place the shock absorber lower end in position and tighten the fasteners to the following specifications:

    Cherokee: 46 ft. lbs. (62 Nm)
     
    1999-01 Grand Cherokee:68 ft. lbs. (92 Nm)
     
    2002-05 Grand Cherokee: 115 Nm (85 Nm).
     

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