The shocks in your 2002 Toyota Corolla keep the coil springs in the suspension system from bouncing as you travel over road imperfections. Depending on your driving habits though, you may notice the shocks wearing after hitting the 40,000-mile mark, impacting your 2002 Toyota Corolla’s overall ride quality. Regain the fun of traveling by changing the worn front or rear shocks. It not only will help keep your Toyota from bouncing, but also will improve handling and control.
Tools Used: Tools, Lug wrench, Floor jack, Jack stands (2), Chocks (2), Wrench set, Six-point box-end wrench, Ratchet, Short ratchet extension, Socket set, Vise, Two-piece coil spring compressor, Wheel alignment (optional)
Change the Shocks
Removing the Shocks