Mechanics

HOW TO REMOVE A FRONT COIL SPRING ON A REAR WHEEL DRIVE VAN

1999 GMC Safari • 145,232 miles

Have to remove the lower arm so as to change lower ball joint I nee to remove the coil and shock not sure how to do this
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Kingtroll20
January 11, 2012.




First of all, you do not need to remove the arm to do the joint. It is pressed in and you can rent the tool to do this operation.
Removing the spring is very dangerous and is best left to a shop that knows the safe way to remove it.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jan 11, 2012.
Would any auto parts store have this tool to rent
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Tiny
Kingtroll20
Jan 12, 2012.
They should. I know pepboys does

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jan 12, 2012.
Thanks

Tiny
Kingtroll20
Jan 12, 2012.

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