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Replacing chackle bushes on Mitsibushi 2.8tdi LDV?

My shackle bushes on my leaf springs needs to be replaced.Are there any steps i should follow as it seems to me that the bolt need to be removed and the worn part to be repaced.

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Yes jack the car up from the jacking point so the tyre is off the ground this is located under the the chassis rail. Remove the tyre so it's out of your way. Remove the bolt that goes through the centre. Pry the bushes out with a small pry bar or large screw driver. Check that spring or bolt is not over worn. Install new ones. It may be a little difficult to line up to install bolt again but pisstantce is required. Refit tyre Remember remove the jack. DONE

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