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How to replace front springs / front coil springs on TOYOTA AURIS 1 (E150) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

How to replace front springs / front coil springs on TOYOTA AURIS 1 (E150) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]


Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease Combination spanner #14
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 14
Drive socket # 17 Drive socket # 21
Drive socket # 22
HEX bit no.H6.
Wheel impact socket #21
Ratchet wrench Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Chain wrench Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock 1. Clean the fasteners of the shock strut upper mount.
Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray. 2. Loosen the upper fastener of the shock strut mount.
Use a combination spanner #14. 3. Raise the front of the car and secure on supports. 4. Unscrew the wheel bolts.
Use wheel impact socket #21. AUTODOC recommends:
To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts. 5. Clean the stabiliser link fasteners.
Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray. 6. Disconnect the wiring and the brake hose from the bracket on the shock strut. Use a drive socket #14. Use a ratchet wrench. 7. Clean the fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray. 8. Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut. Use a combination spanner #17. Use HEX No.H6. Use a ratchet wrench. 9. Remove the stabilizer rod. AUTODOC recommends:
Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed. 10. Unscrew the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #22. Use a drive socket #22.
Use a tap wrench. 11. Prop up the steering knuckle.
Use a hydraulic transmission jack. 12. Remove the fastening bolts. 13. Disconnect the steering knuckle from the shock absorber strut. 14. Unscrew the top fastening of the shock strut mount. AUTODOC recommends:
To avoid injuries, hold the shock strut when undoing the fastening bolts. 15. Remove the suspension strut. 16. Set the shock absorber strut on the spring compressor tool. AUTODOC recommends:
Note that when using a spring compressor, spring coils need to be securely gripped, compressing the spring on the opposite sides. Ensure the correct position of the spring in the retainer. Make sure that the spring coils tightly entered the lock handles. 17. Compress the spring. 18. Remove the shock strut mount cap.
Use a crowbar. 19. Treat the shock strut rod.
Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray. 20. Remove the strut piston rod nut.
Use a chain wrench. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench. 21. Remove the shock absorber mount, boot and bump stop. Use a crowbar. AUTODOC recommends:
Τhoroughly examine the shock absorber mount, dust boot, bump stop. Replace them if necessary. 22. Release the coil spring. 23. Remove the spring. 24. Install the spring on the shock absorber. 25. Compress the spring. 26. Install the mount, the boot and the bump stop on the shock absorber. 27. Tighten the shock strut piston rod nut.
Use a chain wrench. Use a drive socket #21. Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 60 Nm torque. AUTODOC recommends:
Check to make sure the spring is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment. 28. Treat the shock strut rod.
Use copper grease. 29. Install the shock strut mount cap. 30. Decompress the spring. 31. Remove the assembled shock strut. 32. Install the shock strut into the wheel arch. 33. Screw the top fastening of the shock strut mount Do not tighten it. AUTODOC recommends:
To avoid injuries, hold the shock strut when screwing the fastening bolts in. 34. Clean the mounting seats of the shock strut.
Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray. 35. Fix the shock absorber strut on the steering knuckle. 36. Install the fastening bolts. 37. Screw in the fastener that connects the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #22.
Use a drive socket #22. 38. Tighten the lower fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #22. Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 92 Nm torque. 39. Remove the support from under the steering knuckle. AUTODOC recommends:
Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms. 40. Fasten the brake hose on the strut. Connect the fastener of the ABS sensor cable to the shock absorber strut. Use a drive socket #14.
Use a ratchet wrench. 41. Ιnstall the transverse stabilizer link. 42. Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut. Use a drive socket #17. Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 50 Nm torque. 43. Treat the shock strut fasteners.
Use copper grease. 44. Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease. 45. Clean the brake disk surface.
Use a brake cleaner. AUTODOC recommends:
After applying the spray, wait a few minutes. 46. Screw in the wheel bolts.
Use wheel impact socket #21. AUTODOC recommends:
To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts. 47. Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts. Use wheel impact socket #21. Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 120 Nm torque. 48. Tighten the upper fastener of the shock absorber strut mount. Use a drive socket #14. Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 40 Nm torque. 49. Treat the fasteners of the shock strut mount.
Use copper grease.

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