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Land Rover Discovery: Front Suspension Shock Absorber and Spring Assembly (G1779643) - Installation

Installation

All vehicles

NOTE:

Make sure that the component is installed to the noted removal position.

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

Torque: 32 Nm

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

NOTE:

Make sure that this component is installed to the noted removal position.

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

Vehicles with dynamic suspension

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

Remove the special tool.

Vehicles without dynamic suspension

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

Remove the special tool.

All vehicles

CAUTION:

Install a new retaining bolt and nut

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

Renew Part: Shock absorber to wheel knuckle mounting nut and bolt.

Torque:

Stage 1: 80 Nm

Stage 2: 180º

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

  1. Remove the equipment shown.
  • General Equipment: Transmission jack
  • General Equipment: Wooden Block

Vehicles with dynamic suspension

CAUTION:

Make sure the wiring harness and electrical connectors are not damaged during this operation.

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

All vehicles

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

WARNING:

Make sure that a new nut is installed.

CAUTION:

Make sure that the ball joint ball does not rotate.

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

Renew Part: Tie-rod end nut.

Torque: 133 Nm

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

CAUTION:

Install a new retaining bolt and nut

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

Renew Part: Wheel knuckle nut and bolt.

Torque:

Stage 1: 80 Nm

Stage 2: 180º

CAUTIONS:

Make sure that the brake hose is not twisted and is correctly located.

Make sure that new bolts are installed.

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

Renew Part: Brake caliper carrier bolts.

Torque:

Vehicles fitted with 18'' brakes.

Stage 1: 110 Nm

Stage 2: 120º

M14 bolts 200 Nm

M12 bolts

Stage 1: 90 Nm

Stage 2: 120º

Vehicles with dynamic suspension

WARNING:

Make sure that a new nut is installed.

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

Renew Part: Stabilizer bar link upper nut.

Torque: 70 Nm

Vehicles without dynamic suspension

WARNING:

Make sure that a new nut is installed.

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

Renew Part: Stabilizer bar link upper nut.

Torque: 70 Nm

All vehicles

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

WARNING:

Make sure that a new nut is installed.

CAUTIONS:

  • Do not use air tools to install the nut. Failure to follow this instruction may result in damage to the component.
  • Tighten the nut without the weight of the vehicle on the suspension.

Front suspension shock absorber and spring assembly (G1779643) - Installation

Renew Part: Front halfshaft nut.

Torque:

Stage 1: 100 Nm

Stage 2: 90º

Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04 Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).

Lower the vehicle.

Depress the brake pedal several times, check the fluid level in the brake fluid reservoir and top-up with brake fluid if necessary.

Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.

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