Nissan Juke Service and Repair Manual : Rear shock absorber

Exploded View

1. Suspension arm


1. Suspension arm
2. Shock absorber
3. Bound bumper
4. Bound bumper cover
5. Washer
6. Bushing
7. Distance tube
8. Piston rod lock nut
9. Cap

: Always replace after every: Vehicle front
disassembly.: Always replace after every
disassembly.

Removal and Installation: Nm (kg-m, ft-lb)


Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

1. Remove tires. Refer to WT-7, "Removal and Installation".

2. Set suitable jack under suspension arm.

CAUTION:
Never damage the suspension arm with a jack.

Check the stable condition when using a jack.

3. Remove shock absorber mounting bolt and nut (lower side).

4. Remove shock absorber mask. Refer to INT-29, "Exploded View".

5. Remove cap.

6. Remove piston rod lock nut (1), and then remove washer and bushing.

NOTE

:
To loosen piston rod lock nut, fix the tip (A) of the piston rod.

7. Remove shock absorber assembly.

8. Remove bushing, distance tube, bound bumper cover, and bound bumper from shock absorber.

9. Perform inspection after removal. Refer to RSU-24, "Inspection".

INSTALLATION


INSTALLATION

Note the following, and install in the reverse order of removal.

To install bushings (1), securely insert protrusion (A) into the hole on the vehicle body side.

 Install washer (1) in the direction shown in the figure.


Install washer (1) in the direction shown in the figure.

: Bushing side

Perform final tightening of bolts and nuts at the shock absorber lower side (rubber bussing), under unladen conditions with tires on level ground.

 Hold a head (A) of shock absorber piston rod not to have it rotate,


Hold a head (A) of shock absorber piston rod not to have it rotate, then tighten the piston rod lock nut (1) to the specified torque.

CAUTION:
Never reuse piston rod lock nut.

 When installing the cap, securely engage the cap groove (A) with


When installing the cap, securely engage the cap groove (A) with the flange on the vehicle side.

Perform inspection after installation. Refer to RSU-24, "Inspection".

After replacing the shock absorber, always follow the disposal procedure to discard the shock absorber. Refer to RSU-24, "Inspection".

Inspection


Inspection

INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL

Shock Absorber
Check the following items, and replace the part if necessary.

Shock absorber for deformation, cracks, and other damage.

Piston rod for damage, uneven wear, and distortion.

Oil leakage

Bound Bumper, Bushing Check for cracks and damage. Replace it if necessary.

Washer, Bound Bumper Cover, Distance Tube Check for cracks and damage. Replace it if necessary.

INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION

Check wheel alignment. Refer to RSU-20, "Inspection".

Disposal

1. Set shock absorber horizontally to the ground with the piston rod fully extracted.

2. Drill 2 3 mm (0.08 0.12 in) hole at the position ( as shown in the figure to release gas gradually.) from top
as shown in the figure to release gas gradually.

CAUTION:
Wear eye protection (safety glass).

Wear gloves.

Be careful with metal chips or oil blown out by the compressed gas.

NOTE:

Drill vertically in this direction (  Directly to the outer tube avoiding brackets.).


Directly to the outer tube avoiding brackets.

The gas is clear, colorless, odorless, and harmless.

A : 20  30 mm (0.79  1.18 in)


A : 20 30 mm (0.79 1.18 in)

3. Position the drilled hole downward and drain oil by moving the piston rod several times.

CAUTION:
Dispose of drained oil according to the law and local regulations.

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