Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Remove the strut from the vehicle and install in a strut spring compressor. Compress the spring until the end of the spring comes away from the spring seat.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Upper strut mount, spring seat and related components
Use a new self-locking nut.
- Compress the spring and position the strut so that the end of the spring aligns with the notch in the spring seat.
Install or connect the following:
Upper strut mounting components and tighten the nut to 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).
- Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.