Equinox 2005-2007, Torrent 2006-07

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the lower shock bolt.
  4.  
  5. If equipped, remove the splash shield.
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  7. Remove the upper shock bolt.
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  9. Remove the shock from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Shock absorber upper bolt



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    Fig. Shock absorber lower bolt

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To install:

  1. Install the shock to the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Install the upper shock bolt. Tighten the bolt to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm).
  4.  
  5. For right side only, install splash shield
  6.  
  7. Install the lower shock bolt. Tighten the bolt to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm).
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  9. Lower the vehicle.
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