Isuzu Axiom 2002-05

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Support the vehicle under the frame.
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  5. Support the rear axle with a jack.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheels
     
    Brake hose at the crossmember
     
    Breather hose
     
    Upper link mounting bolt, left side only
     
    Stabilizer bar links
     
    Shock absorbers
     

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  9. Lower the rear axle with the jack to release the coil spring tension. Remove the coil springs and insulators.

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    Fig. Stabilizer bar (1), upper link mounting bolt and nut (2), rubber plate (3), coil spring (4), insulator (5), shock absorber (6) and breather hose (7)

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To install:

  1. Place the coil springs on the axle assembly and the insulators on top of the springs.
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  3. Raise the axle assembly into position.
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  5. Install or connect the following:

    Shock absorbers. Torque to 58 ft. lbs. (78 Nm)
     
    Stabilizer bar links. Tighten the nuts to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm).
     
    Upper link. Torque to 101 ft. lbs. (137 Nm)
     
    Breather hose
     
    Brake hose at the crossmember
     
    Rear wheels
     

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