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Toyota 4Runner: Rear Shock Absorber(w/ Reas)

Toyota 4Runner Service Manual / Suspension / Rear Suspension / Rear Shock Absorber(w/ Reas)

Components

COMPONENTS

ILLUSTRATION


Removal

REMOVAL

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

NOTICE:

Be sure to read the precaution before performing this procedure (See page ).


HINT:

  • Use the same procedure for the RH and LH sides.
  • The procedure listed below is for the LH side.

PROCEDURE

1. REMOVE REAR WHEEL

2. REMOVE REAR STABILIZER LINK ASSEMBLY


3. REMOVE REAR SHOCK ABSORBER ASSEMBLY LH

(a) Remove the bolt and disconnect the bracket.


(b) Using a wrench to hold the bracket, remove the joint.

NOTICE:

Check that all shock absorbers are fully extended to the normal suspension rebound point.


(c) Remove the bolt and disconnect the rear shock absorber assembly LH from the rear axle housing.

NOTICE:

Make sure that the rear axle housing is supported so that the rear shock absorber assembly LH is not extended beyond the normal suspension rebound point.


(d) Remove the nut, cushion retainer, cushion No. 1 and rear shock absorber assembly LH.

NOTICE:

  • Remove the rear shock absorber assembly LH with the shock absorber rod fully extended.
  • Be sure to hold the body part of the rear shock absorber assembly LH when carrying it.

(e) Remove the cushion No. 2 from the rear shock absorber assembly LH.

Installation

INSTALLATION

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

NOTICE:

Be sure to read the precaution before performing this procedure (See page ).


HINT:

  • Use the same procedure for the RH and LH sides.
  • The procedure listed below is for the LH side.
  • A bolt without a torque specification is shown in the standard bolt chart (See page ).

PROCEDURE

1. INSTALL REAR SHOCK ABSORBER ASSEMBLY LH

(a) Install the cushion No. 2 to the rear shock absorber assembly LH.

(b) Install the cushion retainer, cushion No. 1 and rear shock absorber assembly LH with the nut.


Torque:

25 N·m {255 kgf·cm, 18 ft·lbf}

NOTICE:

Be sure to fit the positioning protrusion of the bracket into a hole on the frame.


(c) Install the rear shock absorber assembly LH with the bolt.

(d) Install the bracket with the bolt.

Torque:

29 N·m {296 kgf·cm, 21 ft·lbf}

(e) Using a wrench to hold the bracket, install the joint.

HINT:

Tighten the joint so that the gap is 1 mm (0.0394 in.).

Torque:

25 N·m {255 kgf·cm, 18 ft·lbf}

2. INSTALL REAR STABILIZER LINK ASSEMBLY


3. INSTALL REAR WHEEL

Torque:

for aluminum wheel :

103 N·m {1050 kgf·cm, 76 ft·lbf}

for steel wheel :

112 N·m {1142 kgf·cm, 83 ft·lbf}

4. STABILIZE SUSPENSION

(a) Lower the vehicle.

(b) Bounce the vehicle up and down several times to stabilize the suspension.

5. TIGHTEN REAR SHOCK ABSORBER ASSEMBLY LH

(a) Tighten the bolt.

Torque:

98 N·m {999 kgf·cm, 72 ft·lbf}

6. INSPECT FOR FLUID LEAK

(a) Inspect for fluid leaks (See page ).


Disposal

DISPOSAL

PROCEDURE

1. DISPOSE OF REAR SHOCK ABSORBER ASSEMBLY LH

(a) Loosen the bolt.


(b) Drain the absorber oil.

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