Isuzu I-280, I-350 2005-06

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Support the rear axle assembly at ride height.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

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    Fig. Rear upper shock absorber mounting



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    Fig. Rear lower shock absorber mounting



    Shock absorber-to-frame retainers at the top of the shock
     
    Shock-to-axle retainers at the bottom of the shock
     
    Shock absorber
     

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To install:

  1. Install the shock in the vehicle and loosely install the upper mounting fasteners to retain it.
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  3. Align the lower-end of the shock absorber with the axle mounting, then loosely install the retainers.
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  5. Tighten the upper shock retainers to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm). Tighten the lower shock retainers to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm).
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