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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Shock Absorber Replacement

Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual / Chassis / Suspension / Shock Absorber Replacement



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

Shock Absorber Disposal
Warning: Use the proper eye protection when drilling to prevent metal chips from causing physical injury. Clamp the strut in a vise horizontally with the rod (1) completely ex ...

Strut and Shock Absorber Inspection
Note: The strut assembly DOES NOT have to be removed from the vehicle to perform the following inspection procedure. Note: A light film of oil on the top portion of the strut is normal. ...

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