Special tools needed
Need to have a spring press
NOTE: When servicing original strut damper and steering knuckle, mark cam adjusting bolt position for reassembly reference.
Raise and support vehicle. Remove wheel. Remove brake hose and speed sensor brackets. Remove stabilizer link. Remove cam adjusting bolt and steering knuckle bolt from strut damper assembly.
Remove strut damper-to-shock tower mounting nuts. Remove strut damper assembly from vehicle.
Compress coil spring with Spring Compressor (C-4838), with at least 5 coils of spring between compressor jaws.
NOTE:Coil springs are rated separately for each side of vehicle, depending on optional equipment and type of service. If removing springs, ensure to mark springs for installation in original positions.
Hold strut rod while loosening strut rod nut with Strut Nut Socket (6864). Remove nut. Remove mount assembly. Remove coil spring, and mark it for installation to same side of vehicle. Remove remaining components
Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 AT 8:17 PM