Mitsubishi Outlander 2003-06

Coil Spring & Shock Absorber


Removal & Installation

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Stabilizer link connection

  5. Support the lower control arm with a jack.

    Lower control arm and trailing arm bolt
    Upper shock absorber mounting nut
    Shock absorber-to-lower control arm attaching bolt
    Shock absorber assembly


To install:

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Fig. Exploded view of the rear shock absorber mounting

  1. Position the shock absorber into the vehicle. Install the spring seat stepped section so that it points toward the rear side of the vehicle.
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Shock absorber-to-lower control arm bolt and nut. Tighten the nut to 59-81 ft. lbs. (80-110 Nm).
    Upper shock mounting nut and tighten to 30-36 ft. lbs. (39-49 Nm)
    Lower control arm and trailing arm
    Stabilizer link. Tighten the nuts to 26-32 ft. lbs. (34-44 Nm).