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2004 Ford Taurus Rear Suspension DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION

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Download Safety Precautions 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 important 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, or an equivalent part, must be installed if installation is necessary. Do not use a new part of lesser quality or substitute design. Torque values must be used as specified during reassembly to make sure of correct retention of these parts. Never attempt to heat, quench or straighten any suspension part. Install a new part. Always observe the above safety precautions when servicing the vehicle suspension system. Suspension Components Four Door The four door uses a McPherson independent strut rear suspension system consisting of the following components. Four Door Rear Suspension Components