Renault Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1975-1985 Repair Guide

Shock Absorber

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



LeCar


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Fig. Fig. 1 Exploded view of the upper and lower shock absorber mounting on the LeCar model



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Fig. Fig. 2 To remove the front shock, raise and support the vehicle then place a jack under the control arm



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Fig. Fig. 3 Disconnect the upper shock absorber mount ...



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Fig. Fig. 4 ... then remove the through-bolt for the lower shock mount



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Fig. Fig. 5 Remove the shock absorber from the vehicle

  1. Raise and support the car on jackstands.
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  3. Raise the lower control arm with a floor jack.
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  5. Disconnect the upper end of the shock.
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  7. Remove the sway bar.
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  9. Disconnect the lower end of the shock.
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  11. Install the shock absorber and sway bar, and tighten the bolts f