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

1999 GMC Safari

Tiny

kingtroll20

January, 11, 2012 AT 9:08 PM

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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4 Answers

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

January, 11, 2012 AT 9:29 PM

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

Tiny

kingtroll20

January, 12, 2012 AT 12:58 AM

Would any auto parts store have this tool to rent

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

January, 12, 2012 AT 1:09 AM

They should. I know pepboys does

Roy

Tiny

kingtroll20

January, 12, 2012 AT 1:14 AM

Thanks

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