Nissan Quest 2001-02 and 2004-06

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Support the rear axle and slightly lower the vehicle enough to lessen tension on the shock absorber.
  6.  
  7. Remove the lower shock absorber retaining nut and washer.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the lower end of the shock absorber from the mounting stud.
  10.  
  11. Remove the shock absorber upper end retaining nut and washer.
  12.  
  13. Remove the shock absorber from the vehicle.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Install the shock absorber onto the upper and lower mounting studs of the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Install the washers and retaining nuts. Tighten the upper and lower retaining nuts to 22-30 ft. lbs. (30-41 Nm) on 2001-02 models or 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) for the upper bolts and 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm) on the lower bolts.
  4.  
  5. Lower the vehicle.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Support the rear axle and slightly lower the vehicle enough to lessen tension on the shock absorber.
  6.  
  7. Remove the lower shock absorber retaining nut and washer.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the lower end of the shock absorber from the mounting stud.
  10.  
  11. Remove the shock absorber upper end retaining nut and washer.
  12.  
  13. Remove the shock absorber from the vehicle.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Install the shock absorber onto the upper and lower mounting studs of the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Install the washers and retaining nuts. Tighten the upper and lower retaining nuts to 22-30 ft. lbs. (30-41 Nm) on 2001-02 models or 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) for the upper bolts and 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm) on the lower bolts.
  4.  
  5. Lower the vehicle.
  6.  

 
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