REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Fig. Remove the lower shock absorber mounting bolt
Fig. Lower shock absorber mount bolt and washer
Fig. Upper shock absorber mounting bolt
Fig. Slide the shock absorber off the upper mounting stud
Fig. Exploded view of a typical Toyota rear shock absorber
Elevate and safely support the vehicle on the frame rails. Place a floor jack under the rear axle housing and set the jack to hold the axle in place.
Remove the wheel(s).
Remove the parking brake cable bracket from the rear axle housing.
Remove the lower shock absorber mount bolt. If the shock is to be replaced, disconnect the upper mount and remove the shock. If the shock is not to be removed, the upper mount may be left connected during spring removal. If only the sho