Grand Cherokee 2006-2007

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle. Position a hydraulic jack under the axle to support the axle.
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  5. Remove the wheel and tire assemblies.
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  7. Remove the lower shock bolt from the axle bracket.
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  9. Remove the stabilizer bar link from the body rail.
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  11. Lower the hydraulic jack and tilt the axle and remove the coil spring.
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  13. Remove and inspect the spring isolators.
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To install:

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Fig. Proper rear spring positioning



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Fig. Rear spring and shock installation (1) upper shock bolt, (2) shock, (3) lower shock bolt, (4) spring

  1. Install the upper isolator.
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  3. Install the lower isolator.
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  5. Pull down on the axle and position the coil spring in the lower isolator.
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  7. Raise the axle with the hydraulic jack.
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  9. Install the shock absorber to the axle bracket and tighten to 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm).
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  11. Install the stabilizer bar link to the body rail, tighten to 75 ft. lbs. (102 Nm).
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  13. Install the wheel and tire assemblies.
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  15. Remove the supports and lower the vehicle.
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