Scion 2005-06

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the strut from the vehicle and install a spring compressor.
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  5. Compress the coil spring so that the end of the spring comes away from the spring seat.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Top center dust cover
     
    Upper strut nut
     
    Upper spring seat
     
    Dust seal
     
    Coil spring insulator
     
    Compressed spring from the strut
     
    Spring from the spring compressor
     

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To install:

  1. Compress the spring and install it on the strut.
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  3. Install or connect the following:

    Coil spring insulator
     
    Dust seal
     
    Upper spring seat and the upper strut mount. Torque the nut to 25 ft. lbs. (33 Nm)
     
    Strut to the vehicle
     

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  5. Check and/or adjust the wheel alignment.
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the strut from the vehicle and install a Spring Compressor Tool.
  4.  
  5. Compress the coil spring so that the end of the spring comes away from the spring seat.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Lock nut
     
    Suspension support
     
    Dust seal
     
    Upper seat
     
    Coil spring insulator
     
    Coil spring
     

  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the lower coil spring insulator to the shock absorber so both recessed parts are aligned.
  2.  
  3. Compress the coil spring with Spring Compress tool.
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  5. Install or connect the following:

    Coil spring to the strut. Fit the lower end of the spring into the recessed part of the lower spring seat.
     
    Upper seat, dust seal and lock nut.
     

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  7. Install the strut assembly.
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