Nissan Frontier, Xterra 1998-05

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
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  3. Remove the strut assembly.
  4.  
  5. Compress the coil spring and remove the piston rod nut.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Upper strut mount
     
    Strut mount bracket
     
    Upper strut bearing
     
    Spring upper seat
     
    Coil spring
     

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To install:


NOTE
Use new fasteners for assembly.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Coil spring
     
    Spring upper seat
     
    Upper strut bearing
     
    Strut mount bracket
     
    Upper strut mount. Tighten the piston rod nut to 43-58 ft. lbs. (59-78 Nm).
     

  2.  
  3. Remove the spring compressor and install the strut assembly to the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Check the wheel alignment and adjust, as necessary.
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