Toyota Cressida and Van 1983-1990

Coil Spring

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Support the axle housing with a floor jack. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
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  3. Remove the shock absorber-to-axle housing bolt.
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  5. Remove the stabilizer-to-axle housing bar bushing bracket bolts.
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  7. Remove the lateral control arm-to-axle housing nut and disconnect the lateral control arm.
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  9. Lower the floor jack, then remove the coil spring(s) and the insulators.
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While lowering the axle housing, be careful not to snag the brake line of the parking brake cable.

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedures. Tighten the shock absorber bolt to 27 ft. lbs., the lateral control arm-to-axle housing nut to 43 ft. lbs. and the stabilizer-to-axle housing bolts to 27 ft. lbs.
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Before tightening the lateral control arm and the stabilizer nuts/bolts, bounce the vehicle to stabilize the suspension.

 
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