Subaru Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1985-1996 Repair Guide

Coil Springs

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



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See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: Rear suspension assembly-Justy

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle on jackstands.
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  5. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
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  7. Remove the trim cover over the upper strut mount.
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  9. Remove the 2 upper strut mounting nuts.
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  11. Using a suitable prytool, push the lower control arm down, and remove the coil spring.
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To install:
  1. While pushing the control arm assembly down. install the coil spring in position, then raise the control arm until the strut plate mounting studs pass through the body.
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  3. Install the 2 upper strut mounting nuts and tighten to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
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  5. Install the trim cover over the upper strut plate.
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  7. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
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  9. Lower the vehicle.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  13. Check the front end alignment, and adjust as necessary.
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