Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Remove the rear wheel and position a transmission jack under the center of the axle. Raise the jack enough to support the axle.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Install or connect the following:
The shock absorber eye to the body bracket. Hand tighten the upper mounting bolt.
Testing & Inspection
Inspect the shock absorber for damage and evidence of fluid running from the upper end of the fluid reservoir. (Actual leakage will be a stream of fluid running down the side of the reservoir tube and dripping off lower end of unit). A slight amount of seepage between the shaft and shaft seal is not unusual and does not affect performance of the shock absorber.