Nissan Frontier, Xterra 1998-05

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Support the lower control arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting bolt
     
    Upper shock absorber mounting nut
     
    Shock absorber
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Shock absorber
     
    Upper shock absorber mounting nut. Tighten the nut to 12-16 ft. lbs. (16-22 Nm).
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting bolt. Tighten the bolt to 87-106 ft. lbs. (118-147 Nm).
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Support the lower control arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting bolt
     
    Upper shock absorber mounting nut
     
    Shock absorber
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Shock absorber
     
    Upper shock absorber mounting nut. Tighten the nut to 12-16 ft. lbs. (16-22 Nm).
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting bolt. Tighten the bolt to 87-108 ft. lbs. (118-147 Nm).
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Support the lower control arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting bolt
     
    Upper shock absorber mounting nut
     
    Shock absorber
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Shock absorber
     
    Upper shock absorber mounting nut. Tighten the nut to 12-16 ft. lbs. (16-22 Nm).
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting bolt. Tighten the bolt to 87-106 ft. lbs. (118-147 Nm).
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Support the lower control arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting bolt
     
    Upper shock absorber mounting nut
     
    Shock absorber
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Shock absorber
     
    Upper shock absorber mounting nut. Tighten the nut to 12-16 ft. lbs. (16-22 Nm).
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting bolt. Tighten the bolt to 87-106 ft. lbs. (118-147 Nm).
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Support the lower control arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting bolt
     
    Upper shock absorber mounting nut
     
    Shock absorber
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Shock absorber
     
    Upper shock absorber mounting nut. Tighten the nut to 12-16 ft. lbs. (16-22 Nm).
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting bolt. Tighten the bolt to 87-106 ft. lbs. (118-147 Nm).
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Support the lower control arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting bolt
     
    Upper shock absorber mounting nut
     
    Shock absorber
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Shock absorber
     
    Upper shock absorber mounting nut. Tighten the nut to 12-16 ft. lbs. (16-22 Nm).
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting bolt. Tighten the bolt to 87-106 ft. lbs. (118-147 Nm).
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  

 
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