Removal & Installation
- If equipped with air suspension, the air suspension switch, located on the right-hand side of the luggage compartment, must be turned to the OFF position before raising the vehicle.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Nut, washer and bushing from the upper end of the shock absorber
- Prior to installation, prime the new shock absorber. Fully extend the shock absorber while in the right side up (installed) position. Turn the shock absorber upside down and fully compress it. Repeat the procedure at least 3 times to purge any air trapped in the shock absorber.
Install or connect the following:
New bushing and washer on the stud on the top of the new shock absorber and position the unit inside the front coil spring
- If equipped with air suspension, turn the air suspension switch to the ON position.