Jeep CJ/Scrambler 1971-1986 Repair Guide

Shock Absorbers

Print

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2 and 3

All Models
  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the locknuts and washers from the shock absorber mountings.
  6.  
  7. Pull the shock absorber eyes and rubber bushings from the mounting pins.
  8.  
  9. Install the shocks in reverse order of the removal procedure. Torque the upper bolt to 35 ft. lbs. and the lower bolt to 45 ft. lbs.
  10.  



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Fig. 1: SHock absorber assembly used on al models



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Fig. 2: Removing the upper shock absorber mounting bolt



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Fig. 3: Removing the lower shock absorber mmounting bolt

 
label.common.footer.alt.autozoneLogo