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2001 Ford Crown Victoria Shock Absorber REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION

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Download Removal WARNING: All vehicles are equipped with gas pressurized shock absorbers which will extend unassisted. Do not apply heat or flame to the shock absorbers during removal or component servicing. Failure to follow these instructions can result in personal injury. CAUTION: Suspension fasteners are critical parts because they affect the performance of vital components and their failure can result in major service expense. They must be replaced with the same part number or an equivalent part if replacement is necessary. Do not use a replacement part of lesser quality or substitute design. Torque values must be used as specified during reassembly to ensure proper retention of these parts. Vehicles equipped with air suspension 1. WARNING: The electrical power to the air suspension system must be turned off prior to hoisting, jacking or towing an air suspension vehicle. Failure to do so can result in unexpected inflation or deflation of the air springs, which can result in shifting of the vehicle during these operations. Turn the air suspension service switch off. All vehicles 2. Raise and support the vehicle. For additional information, refer to Section 100-02. 3. Use the special tool 014-00942 or equivalent to support the rear axle. Vehicles equipped with air suspension 4. WARNING: