Mazda Tribute 2001-06

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Install or connect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Front wheel
     
    Strut and spring assembly and mount the strut assembly in a holding fixture and compress the coil spring using a suitable tool
     
    Strut piston rod nut
     

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  5. Coil spring by disassembling the strut in the following sequence:
    1. Step 1: Metal sheet plate.
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    3. Step 2: Upper strut mount.
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    5. Step 3: Thrust bearing plate.
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    7. Step 4: Thrust bearing.
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    9. Step 5: Upper spring seat.
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    11. Step 6: Upper spring seat isolator.
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    13. Step 7: Coil spring.
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    15. Step 8: Dust boot.
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    17. Step 9: Rubber bump stopper.
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    19. Step 10: Lower spring seat.
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    Fig. Disassemble the strut assembly in the proper sequence


To install:



Assemble the strut assembly in the reverse order of the removal procedure
 

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Strut piston rod nut. Torque the nut to 76 ft. lbs. (103 Nm) and remove the assembly from the holding fixture
     
    Strut and spring assembly
     
    Front wheel
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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