Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Damper

Removal

CAUTION: Suspension fasteners are critical parts because they affect performance of vital components and systems and their failure can result in major service expense. A new part with the same part number must be installed if installation becomes necessary. If substitution is necessary, the part must be of the same finish and property class. Torque values must be used as specified during reassembly to make sure of correct retention of these parts.

1. Raise the vehicle.

2. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.

3. Disconnect the damper from the axle.

1. Remove the bolt.

2. Disconnect the damper.

Damper

4. Remove the damper.

1. Remove the nut.

2. Remove the outer washer.

3. Remove the damper.

Damper

Installation

1. Make sure the inner washer is positioned on the stud.

Damper

2. Install the damper.

1. Install the damper on the rear bracket.

2. Install the outer washer.

3. Install the nut. Do not tighten the nut at this time.

Damper

3. Connect the damper to the axle.

1. Position the damper.

2. Install the bolt.

Damper

4. Tighten the nut.

Damper

5. Install the wheel and tire assembly.

6. Lower the vehicle.

 

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