Removal Of Coil Spring And Shock Absorber

1. JACK UP VEHICLE

Jack up the differential carrier assembly and support the rear suspension member with stands.

2. REMOVE BRAKE HOSE CLIPS

3. REMOVE STABILIZER BAR END

Disconnect the nut, cushion and retainer from suspension arm.

4. REMOVE DRIVE SHAFT

Remove the nut holding the rear drive shaft.

5. LEAVE A JACK UNDER SUSPENSION ARM

6. REMOVE REAR SHOCK ABSORBER

(a) Remove the bolt holding the shock absorber to the rear suspension arm and disconnect the shock absorber.

(b) If replacing the shock absorber, remove the nut holding the shock absorber to the body, and remove the shock absorber.

NOTE: Use a screwdriver to keep the shaft from turning.

1996 Hilux Rear Coil Spring Replacement

7. REMOVE REAR COIL SPRING

(a) Start to lower the rear suspension arm.

NOTE: Be careful not to pull the brake line and parking brake cable.

(b) While lowering the rear suspension arm, remove the coil spring and upper and lower insulators.

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