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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Shock Absorber Replacement

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Shock Absorber Replacement

Callout

Component Name

Preliminary Procedure

  1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.
  2. Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.

1

Rear Shock Absorber Upper Bolt (Qty: 2)

Caution:

Refer to Fastener Caution.

Procedure

Support the rear axle with a hydraulic jack.

Tighten


58 Y (43 lb ft)

2

Rear Shock Absorber Lower Bolt

Tighten


  • First Pass: 100 Y (74 lb ft)

  • Final Pass: plus 90 degrees

3

Rear Shock Absorber Assembly

4

Shock Absorber Nut

Tighten


25 Y (18 lb ft)

5

Shock Absorber Mount

6

Shock Absorber Bumper

7

Rear Shock Absorber

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