Spring and Damper Assembly - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 3115100231151002

Remove

  1. Raise and support the vehicle. See Raise Vehicle - 2 Post Lift.
  2. Remove the LH front wheel. See Wheel (Remove and Install).
  3. Remove the rear underhood apron. See Underhood Apron - Rear (Remove and Replace).
  4. Remove the cabin intake duct. See Duct - Cabin Intake (Remove and Replace).
  5. Remove the hood latch cover. See Cover - Hood Latch (Remove and Replace).
  6. Remove the underhood storage unit. See Underhood Storage Unit (Remove and Replace).
  7. Remove the LH and RH wiper arms. See Wiper Arms (Remove and Replace).
  8. Remove the cowl screen panel. See Panel - Cowl Screen (Remove and Replace).
  9. Remove the front LH wheel arch liner. See Wheel Arch Liner - Front - LH (Remove and Replace).
  10. Disconnect the wheel speed sensor connector, and then release the harness from the clips on the body and upper control arm.
  11. Dual Motor only: Remove the nut that attaches the LH front jounce hose bracket to the vehicle.
  12. Raise the vehicle partially.
  13. Remove and discard the nut that attaches the LH tie rod end to the knuckle, and then remove the tie rod end from the knuckle.
  14. Remove the bolt and nut that attach the upper control arm to the knuckle, and then discard the nut.
  15. Remove and discard the nut that attaches the stabilizer bar link to the LH front spring and damper assembly, and then move the link aside.
  16. Remove the bolt and nut that attach the LH front spring and damper assembly to the lower control arm.
  17. Remove the stand and lower the vehicle to a working height.
  18. Release the clips that attach the LH shock tower cover to the body, and then remove the LH shock tower cover from the vehicle.
  19. Remove the smaller bolts that attach the spring and damper assembly to the shock tower.
  20. Remove the larger bolts that attach the spring and damper assembly to the shock tower.
  21. Carefully remove the LH front spring and damper assembly from the vehicle.
  22. Remove the nuts that attach the FUCA mount to the LH front spring and damper assembly, and then separate the FUCA mount from the spring and damper assembly.
1Raise and support the vehicle. See Raise Vehicle - 2 Post Lift.
2Remove the LH front wheel. See Wheel (Remove and Install).
3Remove the rear underhood apron. See Underhood Apron - Rear (Remove and Replace).
4Remove the cabin intake duct. See Duct - Cabin Intake (Remove and Replace).
5Remove the hood latch cover. See Cover - Hood Latch (Remove and Replace).
6Remove the underhood storage unit. See Underhood Storage Unit (Remove and Replace).
7Remove the LH and RH wiper arms. See Wiper Arms (Remove and Replace).
8Remove the cowl screen panel. See Panel - Cowl Screen (Remove and Replace).
9Remove the front LH wheel arch liner. See Wheel Arch Liner - Front - LH (Remove and Replace).
10Disconnect the wheel speed sensor connector, and then release the harness from the clips on the body and upper control arm.
11Dual Motor only: Remove the nut that attaches the LH front jounce hose bracket to the vehicle.
12Raise the vehicle partially.
13Remove and discard the nut that attaches the LH tie rod end to the knuckle, and then remove the tie rod end from the knuckle.
14Remove the bolt and nut that attach the upper control arm to the knuckle, and then discard the nut.
15Remove and discard the nut that attaches the stabilizer bar link to the LH front spring and damper assembly, and then move the link aside.
16Remove the bolt and nut that attach the LH front spring and damper assembly to the lower control arm.
17Remove the stand and lower the vehicle to a working height.
18Release the clips that attach the LH shock tower cover to the body, and then remove the LH shock tower cover from the vehicle.
19Remove the smaller bolts that attach the spring and damper assembly to the shock tower.
20Remove the larger bolts that attach the spring and damper assembly to the shock tower.
21Carefully remove the LH front spring and damper assembly from the vehicle.
22Remove the nuts that attach the FUCA mount to the LH front spring and damper assembly, and then separate the FUCA mount from the spring and damper assembly.

Install

  1. Install the nuts that attach the FUCA mount to the LH front spring and damper.
    Torque 23 Nm
  2. Install the LH front spring and damper assembly into position in the vehicle.
  3. Install the larger bolts that attach the spring and damper assembly to the shock tower.
    Torque 62 Nm
  4. Install the smaller bolts that attach the spring and damper assembly to the shock tower.
    Torque 35 Nm
  5. Install the clips that attach the LH shock tower cover to the body.
  6. Hand-tighten the bolt and nut that attach the LH front spring and damper assembly to the lower control arm.
  7. Install new nut that attaches the stabilizer bar link to the LH front spring and damper assembly.
    Torque 98 Nm
  8. Install new nut that attaches the LH tie rod end to the knuckle.
    Torque 180 Nm
  9. Install the bolt and new nut that attach the upper control arm to the knuckle.
    Torque 56 Nm
  10. Dual Motor only: Install the nut that attaches the LH front jounce hose bracket to the vehicle.
    Torque 6 Nm
  11. Connect the wheel speed sensor connector, and then connect the harness with the clips on the body and upper control arm.
  12. Install the front LH wheel arch liner. See Wheel Arch Liner - Front - LH (Remove and Replace).
  13. Install the LH front wheel. See Wheel (Remove and Install).
  14. Install the cowl screen panel. See Panel - Cowl Screen (Remove and Replace).
  15. Install the LH and RH wiper arms. See Wiper Arms (Remove and Replace).
  16. Install the underhood storage unit. See Underhood Storage Unit (Remove and Replace).
  17. Install the hood latch cover. See Cover - Hood Latch (Remove and Replace).
  18. Install the cabin intake duct. See Duct - Cabin Intake (Remove and Replace).
  19. Install the rear underhood apron. See Underhood Apron - Rear (Remove and Replace).
  20. Perform a four wheel alignment. See Four Wheel Alignment (Check and Adjust).
1Install the nuts that attach the FUCA mount to the LH front spring and damper.
Torque 23 Nm
2Install the LH front spring and damper assembly into position in the vehicle.
3Install the larger bolts that attach the spring and damper assembly to the shock tower.
Torque 62 Nm
4Install the smaller bolts that attach the spring and damper assembly to the shock tower.
Torque 35 Nm
5Install the clips that attach the LH shock tower cover to the body.
6Hand-tighten the bolt and nut that attach the LH front spring and damper assembly to the lower control arm.
7Install new nut that attaches the stabilizer bar link to the LH front spring and damper assembly.
Torque 98 Nm
8Install new nut that attaches the LH tie rod end to the knuckle.
Torque 180 Nm
9Install the bolt and new nut that attach the upper control arm to the knuckle.
Torque 56 Nm
10Dual Motor only: Install the nut that attaches the LH front jounce hose bracket to the vehicle.
Torque 6 Nm
11Connect the wheel speed sensor connector, and then connect the harness with the clips on the body and upper control arm.
12Install the front LH wheel arch liner. See Wheel Arch Liner - Front - LH (Remove and Replace).
13Install the LH front wheel. See Wheel (Remove and Install).
14Install the cowl screen panel. See Panel - Cowl Screen (Remove and Replace).
15Install the LH and RH wiper arms. See Wiper Arms (Remove and Replace).
16Install the underhood storage unit. See Underhood Storage Unit (Remove and Replace).
17Install the hood latch cover. See Cover - Hood Latch (Remove and Replace).
18Install the cabin intake duct. See Duct - Cabin Intake (Remove and Replace).
19Install the rear underhood apron. See Underhood Apron - Rear (Remove and Replace).
20Perform a four wheel alignment. See Four Wheel Alignment (Check and Adjust).