Download Installation Removing the Front Dampers 1. With the vehicle on a lift, 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 vertical. 5. Remove the service cap and the lid. 6. Remove the three flange nuts from top of the damper. 7. Remove the damper assembly. Be careful not to damage the body. Installing the Front Dampers 8. Install the new left front damper assembly onto the frame. 9. Loosely install the new flange nuts. 10. Loosely install the new damper pinch bolts and the 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 44 N·m (33 lb-ft). 13. Repeat steps 2 thru 12 to install the right front damper. 14. Reinstall the service cap and the lid. 15. Reinstall the front wheels. 16. Lower the vehicle near the ground 17. Remove the trunk side trim panels. • Fold each rear seat-back forward. • Pull back the front portion of the spare tire lid and detach the clips. • Remove the spare tire lid.