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Shock Absorber

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely. Support the rear axle on jack stands.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
     
    Shock absorber upper nut and washer
     
    Shock absorber lower nut and washer
     
    Shock absorber
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Shock absorber
     
    Shock absorber lower nut and washer. On 2002-05 vehicles, tighten the nut to 55-69 ft. lbs. (74-93 Nm).
     
    Shock absorber upper nut and washer. On 2002-05 vehicles, tighten the nut to 41-47 ft. lbs. (55-64 Nm).
     
    Shock absorber bracket mounting bolts. On 2006 vehicles, tighten the bolts to 60-80 ft. lbs. (80-110 Nm) and the nuts to 65-87 ft. lbs. (90-120 Nm)
     
    Shock absorber to knuckle nut. On 2006 vehicles, tighten the nut to 116-130 ft. lbs. (160-180 Nm)
     
    Rear wheel
     

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