SRX 2006-2007

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the rear wheels.
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  7. Disconnect the Magnaride and headlight adjustment sensor link from the upper control arm.
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  9. Raise and support the lower control arm with a jack.
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  11. Remove the shock absorber lower mounting bolt.
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  13. Lower the control arm and remove the jack.
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  15. Support the rear frame with a jack.
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  17. Remove the 4 rear frame to body bolts and lower the frame far enough to remove the coil spring without going past the guide pins.
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  19. Remove the coil spring.

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    Fig. Removing the rear coil spring

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To install:

  1. Install the coil spring.
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  3. Raise the frame and install the mounting bolts. Tighten the front bolts to 195 ft. lbs. (265 Nm), and the rear bolts to 140 ft. lbs. (191 Nm).
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  5. Remove the frame jack.
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  7. Place a jack under the lower control arm.
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  9. Raise the jack until the shock absorber aligns with the lower control arm.
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  11. Install the lower shock bolt and tighten the bolt to 111 ft. lbs. (150 Nm).
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  13. Remove the jack.
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  15. Connect the Magnaride and headlight adjustment link to the upper control arm.
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  17. Install the rear wheels.
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  19. Lower the vehicle.
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