Disassembly Of Rear Shock Absorber

1. CLAMP SHOCK ABSORBER IN VISE

Install a bolt and two nuts to the bracket at the lower portion of the shock absorber shell and secure it in a vise.

Mk2 Mr2 Rear Strut Mount

2. REMOVE COIL SPRING

(a) Using SST, compress the coil spring. SST 09727-30020

(b) Hold the octagon head of the suspension support in the vise.

(c) Remove the suspension support cover.

(d) Remove the suspension support nut.

(e) Remove the suspension support, coil spring, insulator and bumper.

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3. INSPECT OPERATION OF SHOCK ABSORBER

(a) While pushing the piston rod, check that the pull throughout the stroke is even, and that there is no abnormal resistance or noise.

(b) Push the piston rod in fully and release it. Check that it returns at a constant speed.

If the absorber operation is defective, replace the absorber, as an assembly.

Mr2 Mk2 Shock Absorbers

NOTICE: Before discarding the shock absorber, first loosen the ring nut 2 or 3 turns to release the gas completely.

SST 09720-00012 (09721 -00071)

Rear Bumper Mr2 Sw20
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