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How do you replace front shocks on a 1990 jaguar xj6

Do i need to support the loswer a frame when changing the shocks?

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Hi remove top nuts and washers,once road wheel removed jack car up shock absorber will drop down from inner wing remove lower bolt and nut,move shock absorber up then slide out through the bottom past the lower wishbone,hope this helps(did it this way on mine)

Posted on Aug 25, 2009

  • paul cook Aug 25, 2009

    HI YOU WILL HAVE TO JACK UP THE FRONT HUB OR LOWER ONTO A BLOCK OF WOOD OR A BRICK SO SHOCK ABSORBER CLEARS TOP BALL JOINT

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