Mazda MPV 1999-06

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Support the vehicle at the frame and support the axle with a jack.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheels
     
    Lateral rod
     
    Shock absorber
     

  6.  
  7. Lower the rear axle and remove the coil springs.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Place the coil springs on the spring seats and raise the axle into position.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Shock absorber. Tighten the upper nut to 56-76 ft. lbs. (76-102 Nm) and the lower bolt to 71-94 ft. lbs. (97-127 Nm).
     
    Lateral rod. Tighten the fastener to 76-101 ft. lbs. (102-137 Nm).
     
    Rear wheels
     

  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Support the vehicle at the frame and support the axle with a jack.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheels
     
    Lateral rod
     
    Shock absorber
     

  6.  
  7. Lower the rear axle and remove the coil springs.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Place the coil springs on the spring seats and raise the axle into position.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Shock absorber. Tighten the upper nut to 56-76 ft. lbs. (76-102 Nm) and the lower bolt to 71-94 ft. lbs. (97-127 Nm).
     
    Lateral rod. Tighten the fastener to 76-101 ft. lbs. (102-137 Nm).
     
    Rear wheels
     

  4.  

 
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