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2001 Ford Taurus Strut and Spring Assembly Removal

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Download CAUTION: Suspension fasteners are critical 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 becomes necessary. Do not use a new part of lesser quality or substitute design. Torque values must be used as specified to make sure of correct retention of these parts. 1. Remove the parcel tray. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05. 2. Loosen the nuts. 3. NOTE: It is not necessary to remove the stabilizer bar links from the stabilizer bar. Remove the stabilizer bar, if so equipped. For additional information, refer to Stabilizer Bar and Connecting Link — Four Door in this section. Remove the jack stands after the stabilizer bar is removed. 4. Remove the wheel and tire assembly. For additional information, refer to Section 204-04. 5. Remove the bolt and detach the rear wheel brake hose.