7.1.7. Replacement of the shock-absorber of a forward suspension bracket

Replace the shock-absorber at emergence of a leak of working liquid or loss of efficiency of clearing of fluctuations (see. "Check of technical condition of details of a forward suspension bracket on the car").

Prevention
Change faulty shock-absorbers only in couples (forward, back) or a set (all four).

Shock-absorbers can be replaced, without removing a wheel from the car, it is only necessary to turn out a steering wheel aside, opposite to the party of the replaced shock-absorber.
It will be required to you: keys "on 17", "on 19", a drift, the hammer.
1. Slow down the car the parking brake, establish an emphasis under back wheels of the car and, having raised jacks a forward part of the car, unload a suspension bracket, without tearing off a wheel from the earth.
2. Turn off a nut of a bolt of the lower fastening of the shock-absorber …
3. … also take a bolt.
4. Turn off a nut from an axis of the top arm of the shock-absorber …
5. … remove a persistent washer from an axis …
6. … and shock-absorber.
7. Remove from a shock-absorber arm axis the second rubber plug with a persistent washer.

Note
Replace worn-out plugs and plugs with mechanical damages or signs of aging of rubber new.

8. Vypressuyte metal …
9. … and rubber plugs from the lower eye of the shock-absorber.
10. Press plugs in the lower eye of the shock-absorber as it should be, the return to removal.

Good advice
Before a press fitting of the rubber plug apply on it saturated soap solution.

11. Before installation of the shock-absorber examine the lower arm of its fastening and if necessary replace it, for this purpose …
12. … turn out two bolts of its fastening and remove an arm.
13. Establish the removed details as it should be, the return to removal.
14. Similarly replace the second shock-absorber.

Preventions
Install gas-filled shock-absorbers on a part of cars. In order to avoid getting injured it is strictly forbidden to sort them.
Installation on one axis of shock-absorbers of different types and different producers is not allowed.