Toyota Tundra 2001-06

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  5. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
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  7. Remove the shock absorber lower retaining nut.
    NOTE
    Wrap the bolt head with tape, to prevent the bolt head from damaging the halfshaft boot.

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  9. Pry down on the suspension arm and remove the retaining bolt.
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  11. Remove the three upper shock absorber retaining nuts.
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  13. Remove the shock absorber from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Tighten the upper nuts to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
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  5. Tighten the lower bolt to 100 ft. lbs. (135 Nm).
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