Infiniti Car 1998-05

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Place a transmission jack under the rear axle to remove the fitting bolt and nut in the lower side of the shock absorber.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear seat cushion, seat back and rear package shelf finish panel
     
    Fitting nut from the upper side of the shock absorber
     
    Shock absorber from the vehicle
     

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  7. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the upper nuts to 20-22 ft. lbs. (26-30 Nm) and the lower bolt to 74-88 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm).
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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear suspension-G35 models


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Place a transmission jack under the rear axle and remove the fitting bolt and nut in the lower side of the shock absorber.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear seat cushion, seat back and rear package shelf finish panel
     
    Fitting nut from the upper side of the shock absorber
     
    Shock absorber from the vehicle
     

  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the upper nuts to 20-24 ft. lbs. (26-33 Nm) and the lower bolt to 74-88 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm).
  8.  
  9. On Q45 models with active suspension, install the actuator assemblies in the correct position as shown.
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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear suspension-M45 models



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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear suspension-Q45 models



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    Fig. Rear actuator assembly positioning-Q45 models


 
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