REAR SHOCK ABSORBER REMOVAL

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

The necessary procedures (adjustment, calibration, initialization, or registration) that must be performed after parts are removed and installed, or replaced during rear shock absorber assembly removal/installation are shown below.

Necessary Procedures After Parts Removed/Installed/Replaced
Replaced Part or Performed Procedure Necessary Procedure Effect/Inoperative Function when Necessary Procedure not Performed Link
Rear wheel alignment adjustment
  1. Clear zero point calibration data.

  2. Perform yaw rate and acceleration sensor zero point calibration.


  • DTCs are stored

  • ABS warning light illuminates

  • Brake warning light / yellow (minor malfunction) illuminates

  • Slip indicator light illuminates

  • VSC disabled or malfunctions

for Initialization: Click here

for Calibration: Click here

Removal/installation of rear height control sensor sub-assembly LH*1 Initialize headlight ECU sub-assembly LH Automatic headlight beam level control system

Click here

Suspension, tires, etc.

(The vehicle height changes because of suspension or tire replacement)*1


Tech Tips


  • Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.

  • The following procedure is for the LH side.

PROCEDURE


  1. REMOVE REAR WHEEL

    Click here

  2. REMOVE REAR FLOOR SIDE MEMBER COVER LH

    Click here

  3. REMOVE REAR FLOOR SIDE MEMBER COVER RH

    Click here

  4. REMOVE REAR HEIGHT CONTROL SENSOR SUB-ASSEMBLY LH (w/ Height Control Sensor)

    Click here

  5. SEPARATE REAR SHOCK ABSORBER ASSEMBLY


    1. A005NLE

      Remove the 2 bolts and separate the rear shock absorber assembly from the vehicle.

  6. LOOSEN REAR SHOCK ABSORBER ASSEMBLY


    1. A005N1HC01
      *1 Rear Axle Carrier Pin

      Loosen the nut of the rear shock absorber assembly.

      Note

      Hold the rear axle carrier pin while rotating the nut.

  7. REMOVE REAR STABILIZER LINK ASSEMBLY

    Click here

  8. SEPARATE REAR UPPER CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLY


    1. A005OAG

      Remove the bolt and nut, and separate the rear upper control arm assembly from the rear axle carrier sub-assembly.

      Note

      Because the nut has its own stopper, do not turn the nut. Loosen the bolt with the nut secured.

  9. REMOVE REAR SHOCK ABSORBER ASSEMBLY


    1. A005NT3C01
      *1 Rear Axle Carrier Pin

      Remove the nut and rear shock absorber assembly from the rear axle carrier sub-assembly.

      Note

      Hold the rear axle carrier pin while rotating the nut.

  10. REMOVE REAR SHOCK ABSORBER CAP


    1. A005MPFC01
      *a Protective Tape

      Using a screwdriver with its tip wrapped with protective tape, remove the rear shock absorber cap from the rear shock absorber assembly.

  11. REMOVE REAR SUSPENSION SUPPORT ASSEMBLY


    1. A005OA0C01
      *a Turn
      *b Hold

      Secure the rear shock absorber assembly in a vise using aluminum plates.

      Note

      Do not overtighten the vise.

    2. Using SST and a 6 mm hexagon socket wrench, hold the rear shock absorber rod and remove the rear support to rear shock absorber nut.

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    3. Remove the rear suspension support assembly from the rear shock absorber assembly.