Sentra 2008

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Set jack under rear suspension beam.
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  3. Remove both lower shock absorber bolts.
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  5. Carefully lower the suspension and remove the spring.
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Inspection After Removal

  1. Check coil spring and spring rubber seat for deformation, cracks, and damage, and replace it if a malfunction is detected.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear suspension assembly

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To install:

  1. When installing rear spring rubber seat, be sure that the flat areas are aligned.

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    Fig. When installing rear spring rubber seat, be sure that the flat areas (A) are aligned.

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  3. When installing rear spring, be sure that the gap is less than 0.20 in (5 mm).

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    Fig. When installing rear spring, be sure that the gap (A) is less than 5mm (0.20 in)

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  5. Carefully lower the suspension and install the spring.
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  7. Install both lower shock absorber bolts.
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  9. Remove jack under rear suspension beam.
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  11. Torque upper shock absorber bolts to 50 ft. lbs. (88 Nm) and lower bolts to 92 ft. lbs. (125 Nm).
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