Home Auto Repair 2007-2008 Honda Civic Sport Suspension Installation Instructions

2007-2008 Honda Civic Sport Suspension Installation Instructions

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Download Removing the Front Damper 1. With the vehicle on a rack, remove all four wheels. 2. Remove the wheel sensor harness clip and the brake hose bracket from the damper. Do not disconnect the wheel sensor connector. 3. Remove the damper pinch bolts and self-locking nuts from the damper. Do not allow the knuckle to rotate too far outward. This may allow the inner CV joint bearing to unseat. 4. Turn the ignition switch ON (II), then turn on the wipers. Turn the ignition switch off when the wipers are near the A-pillars. 5. Remove the service cap and the lid. Installing the Front Damper  8. Install the new left front damper assembly onto the frame. 9. Loosely install the flange nuts you removed in step 6. 10. Loosely install new damper pinch bolts and new self-locking nuts to the damper. 11. Install the wheel sensor harness clip and the brake hose bracket to the damper. 12. With the suspension loaded with the weight of the vehicle, torque the damper pinch bolts and the self-locking nuts to 90 N·m (67 lb-ft), and torque the upper flange nuts to 59 N·m (43 lb-ft). 13. Repeat steps 2 thru 12 to install the right front. 14. Install the service cap and the lid. 15. Reinstall the front wheels. 16. Lower the vehicle near the ground. 17. Remove the trunk side trim panel. • Fold each rear seat-back forward. • Pull back the front portion of the spare tire lid and detach the clips. 18. Position the floor jack at the connecting point of the trailing arm and the knuckle. Raise the floor jack until the suspension begins to compress. Remove the flange bolt from the bottom of the damper