GM Century/Lumina/Grand Prix/Intrigue 1997-2000

Transverse Spring Assembly

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme


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Fig. Remove the jack pad from the center of the spring



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Fig. Spring retention plate removal



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Fig. Disconnect the trailing arm from the knuckle



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Fig. Use the proper tool to compress the spring



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Fig. Removing the transverse spring from the vehicle


CAUTION
Do NOT disconnect any rear suspension components until the transverse spring has been compressed using a rear spring compressor tool J-35778 or equivalent. Failure to follow this procedure may result in personal injury. Wear protective eye equipment when working on the suspension.


NOTE
Do not use any corrosive cleaning agents, silicone lubricants, engine degreasers, solvents, etc. on or near the rear transverse fiberglass spring. These materials may cause spring strength depletio