Vue 2002-2005

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the wheel.
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  5. Remove the control link-to-lower control arm nut.
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  7. Remove the trailing arm bracket-to-underbody bolts.
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  9. Support the lower control arm with a suitable jack.
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  11. Remove or disconnect the following:

    The lower shock bolt
     
    The jounce jumper nut from the lower control arm
     
    The lower control arm-to-support frame bolt
     
    The lower control arm-to-knuckle retainers
     
    The lower the jack supporting the control arm slowly to unload the spring
     
    The spring
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    The spring
     
    The jounce jumper and hand tighten the nut
     
    The lower control arm into position using the jack
     
    The lower control arm-to-knuckle fasteners and hand tighten making sure the bolt heads face the rear of the vehicle. Tighten the bolts to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm).
     
    The lower control arm-to-support bolt to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm)
     
    The shock absorber lower bolt and tighten to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm)
     
    The jounce jumper nut to 46 ft. lbs. (63 Nm)
     
    The stabilizer bar link nut and tighten to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm)
     

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  3. When installing the trailing arm, push upward and install the front bolt, then use a drift to align the rear holes and install the bolts. Tighten the bolts to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm).
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  5. Install the wheel. Tighten the wheel lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (136 Nm).
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