Nissan Pick-ups and Pathfinder 1989-1995

Coil Springs

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4


CAUTION
The coil springs are under a considerable amount of tension. Be very careful when removing or installing them; they can exert enough force to cause serious injuries.

Pathfinder Only
  1. Raise the rear of the truck and remove the rear axle as detailed in Drive Train under Rear Axle 5-Link.
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  3. Remove the coil springs and their spring seats. Be careful to keep all components in their proper order.
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  5. Install the spring seats on the rear axle in the proper directions and then raise the axle housing until the springs can be inserted.
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  7. Install the rear axle housing.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the rear axle assembly before lifting out the coil springs-Pathfinder



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Fig. Fig. 2: Coil spring assembly installation-Pathfinder



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Fig. Fig. 3: Rear suspension-Pathfinder



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Fig. Fig. 4: Exploded view of the rear suspension-Pathfinder (5-link)

 
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