Mechanics

CHEVY REPLACE LEAF SPRINGS

2001 Chevrolet Silverado

Suspension problem
2001 Chevy Silverado V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 195000 miles

Broke 2 leaf springs. How do I replace them?
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Ausdemore
August 20, 2009.



First thing you'll have to do is remove the spring from the truck, that's done rather simply jack up and secure the vehicle remove the tire, spray all your bolts with WD-40, remove first the bolts, if they are seized you will have to cut them off, remove the two spring bolts attached to the frame, once you have the spring off, there is a bolt through the center which is your alignment both you will have to remove that bolts in the spring will come apart, if you just want to replace the broken springs a spring place will sell you go separately, then repeat the instructions above to reinstall. If you have any trouble don't hesitate to contact me.

Dr Loot
Aug 20, 2009.