Envoy, Rainer, Trailblazer 2006-2007

Strut/Shock Module

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
A -shock module-, similar to a strut was used on these vehicles. This procedure requires the use of a suitable steering linkage and tie rod puller.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Shock module upper retaining nuts
     
    Tire and wheel
     
    Shock module-to-lower control arm retaining nut
     
    Shock module yoke from the lower control arm using a suitable puller
     
    Shock module from the shock tower and lower control arm

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    Fig. View of the shock module used on the front suspension

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Shock module to the shock tower and lower control arm
     
    Shock module yoke to the lower control arm
     
    Shock module upper retaining nuts and tighten to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm)
     
    Shock module-to-lower control arm retaining nut and tighten to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm)
     
    Tire and wheel
     

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