Chrysler Full-Size Trucks 1989-1996 Repair Guide

Leaf Springs

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7

  1. Raise the truck and support the rear with jackstands under the frame. Be sure that the front wheels are chocked and that the parking brake is set. The wheels should be touching the floor, but the weight must be off of the springs.
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  3. Remove the nuts, lockwashers and U-bolts that hold the axle to the springs.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the rear suspension-1989-93 Pick-up and Ramcharger



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Fig. Fig. 2: Rear spring and shock absorber assembly-2WD Dakota models

  1. Remove the front pivot bolt.
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Fig. Fig. 3: Mounting position and design details of the W-series rear sway bar assembly 1989-93 models

  1. Remove the rear shackle bolt nuts and the rear shackle plate.
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Fig. Fig. 4: Exploded view of the rear spring and shock absorber assembly-4WD Dakota models

  1. Remove the spring.
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To install:


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