Rear Shock Absorber Inspection
• Inspect for deformation or damage.
• Inspect bushes for wear or damage.
• Inspect for evidence of oil leakage.
Replace any defective parts.
When handling rear shock absorber (1) in
which high-pressure gas is sealed, make
sure to observe the following precautions.
• Don't disassemble it.
• Don't put it into the fire.
• Don't store it where it gets hot.
• Before disposing it, be sure to drill a hole
(approximately 3 mm (0.12 in.) diameter)
(2) in it where indicated by arrow in the
figure and let gas and oil out.
Be sure to wear eye shield since the gas
itself is harmless but the absorber drill
hole debris maybe blown out.
Rear Shock Absorber Bush Inspection
Inspect for cracks, deformation or damage. Replace any
Rear Coil Spring Removal and Installation
Removal and Installation both coil springs
(right and left) at the same time to avoid rear
axle twisting and other damage.
1) Hoist vehicle and remove rear wheels.
2) Dismount rear differential (4WD model) referring to
"Rear Differential Dismounting and Remounting in
3) Remove rear fender lining (1) and then loosen rear
axle bolt (2) a little.
Do not reuse rear axle bolt. Otherwise, bolt
4) Support both ends of rear axle (1) by using two floor