Malibu, Malibu MAXX 2006-2008

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the wheel.
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  7. Install a spring compressor and compress the coil spring.
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  9. Using a jack stand or suitable equivalent, support the lower control arm.
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  11. Remove the lower control arm-to-knuckle bolt.
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  13. Lower the control arm and remove the coil spring.
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  15. Inspect the coil spring insulators for damage and replace as necessary.
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To install:

  1. Position the coil spring onto the lower control arm.
  2.  
  3. Use the jack stand to raise the lower control arm into position.
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  5. Install the lower control arm-to-knuckle bolt and tighten to 44 ft. lbs. (60 Nm) plus 60 degrees.
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  7. Remove the spring compressor.
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  9. Remove the jack stand.
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  11. Install the wheel.
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  13. Lower the vehicle.
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