Crossfire, 2004-2005

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
     
    Lower control arm cover
     
    Lower shock absorber bolts
     

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  7. Raise the lower control arm with a jack until the halfshaft is horizontal.
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  9. Using a spring compressor, compress the rear spring.
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  11. Remove the rear lower control arm attaching bolts, and then lower the jack allowing the control arm to swing away from the mounting tabs.
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  13. Remove the rear spring.

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    Fig. Rear coil spring mounting

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To install:

  1. Install the coil spring and raise the control arm into position.
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  3. Install or connect the following:

    Lower control arm bolts and nuts.
     
    Lower shock absorber bolt. Torque the bolt to 41 ft. lbs. (55 Nm).
     
    Control arm cover
     
    Rear wheel
     

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