Dodge Colt/Challenger/Conquest/Vista 1971-1989 Repair Guide

Coil Springs

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front Wheel Drive and Station Wagon


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Fig. Fig. 1 Exploded view of the rear suspension on front wheel drive models

  1. Raise and support the car safely allowing the rear axle to hang unsupported.
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  3. Place a jack under the rear axle or under the side trailing arm. Remove the bottom bolts or nuts mounting the shock absorbers.
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  5. Lower the rear axle or trailing arm and remove the coil spring.
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  7. To install, position the spring and raise the axle or trailing arm. Connect the shock absorber. Lower the vehicle.
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