ION, L-Series, S-Series 1999-2005

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel
     

  4.  
  5. Support the rear axle with a jackstand positioned near the shock absorber being removed

    Lower and upper shock absorber bolts
     
    Shock
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Strut. Using new bolts, torque the upper bolt to 66 ft. lbs. (90 Nm) and the lower bolt to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm). Remove the jackstand.
     
    Wheel
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel
     

  4.  
  5. Support the rear axle with a jackstand positioned near the shock absorber being removed

    Lower and upper shock absorber bolts
     
    Shock
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Strut. Using new bolts, torque the upper bolt to 66 ft. lbs. (90 Nm) and the lower bolt to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm). Remove the jackstand.
     
    Wheel
     

  2.  

 
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