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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Rear Spring, Insulator, and Jounce Bumper Replacement

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Rear Spring, Insulator, and Jounce Bumper Replacement

Callout

Component Name

Preliminary Procedure

Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.

1

Rear Spring

Procedure

  1. If removing the rear spring to service other suspension components, note the position of the rear spring in relationship to the insulators.
  2. Support the rear axle with a hydraulic jack.
  3. Remove the lower rear shock absorber bolt. Refer to Shock Absorber Replacement.

2

Upper Rear Spring Insulator

Tip:

Ensure that the rear spring insulator is properly seated in the rear frame rail.

3

Lower Rear Spring Insulator

Tip:

Ensure that the rear spring insulator is properly seated in the rear axle.

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