Land Rover Discovery Owners & Service Manuals

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

SPECIAL TOOL(S)

SPECIAL TOOL(S)

GENERAL EQUIPMENT

GENERAL EQUIPMENT

GENERAL EQUIPMENT

PART(S)

PART(S)

 Removal

CAUTION:

Nuts and bolts must be tightened with the weight of the vehicle on the suspension.

NOTE:

Some variation in the illustrations may occur, but the essential information is always correct.

All vehicles

WARNING:

Make sure to support the vehicle with axle stands.

Raise and support the vehicle.

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

CAUTIONS:

  • Do not use air tools to remove the nut.
  • Discard the nut.

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

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

Vehicles without dynamic suspension

CAUTION:

Discard the nut.

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

Vehicles with dynamic suspension

CAUTION:

Discard the nut.

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

All vehicles

CAUTIONS:

  • Discard the bolts.
  • Make sure that no load is placed on the brake hose.

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

Tie aside with a suitable tie strap.

CAUTION:

Discard the bolt.

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

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

CAUTION:

Make sure that the ball joint ball does not rotate.

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

CAUTION:

Make sure that the ball joint seal is not damaged.

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

Special Tool(s): 205-754A

CAUTION:

Discard the nut.

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

CAUTIONS:

  • Make sure that the driveshaft is supported with suitable retaining straps.
  • Do not use a hammer to detach the halfshaft from the hub assembly, failure to follow this instruction may result in damage to the halfshaft.

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

Special Tool(s): 205-857

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

  • General Equipment: Transmission jack
  • General Equipment: Wooden Block

CAUTION:

Discard the bolt and nut.

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

Vehicles without dynamic suspension

CAUTION:

Note the fitted position of the component prior to removal.

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

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

Special Tool(s): JLR-204-804

Vehicles with dynamic suspension

CAUTION:

Note the fitted position of the component prior to removal.

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

CAUTION:

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

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

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

Special Tool(s): JLR-204-804

All vehicles

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

NOTE:

Note the orientation of the component prior to removal.

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

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