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Replacing rear coil springs on toyota previa


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Raise and support the vehicle

Remove the rear shock absorber

Push down on the lower control arm enough to allow the coil spring to slide out.

Remove the upper and lower insulators and check them to see if they need replacing.

I hope this helps

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Nov 29, 2012 | 1995 Toyota Previa

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I need to remove the entire passenger side rear suspension. Does it go through the trunk or the back seat? If so how do you remove the back seat?


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION 1983-86 Models
  1. On 4-door sedan, remove the package tray and vent duct.
  2. On hatchback, remove the speaker grilles.
  3. Disconnect the brake line from the wheel cylinder. CAUTION
    Brake fluid contains polyglycol ethers and polyglycols. Avoid contact with the eyes and wash your hands thoroughly after handling brake fluid. If you do get brake fluid in your eyes, flush your eyes with clean, running water for 15 minutes. If eye irritation persists, or if you have taken brake fluid internally, IMMEDIATELY seek medical assistance.
  4. Remove the brake line from the brake hose.
  5. Disconnect the brake hose from its bracket on the shock absorber.
  6. Loosen, but do not remove, the nut holding the suspension support to the shock absorber.
  7. Unbolt the shock absorber from the rear arm.
  8. Unbolt and extract the shock absorber from the body. To install:
  9. Attach the shock absorber to the body and tighten the 3 nuts to 17 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  10. Engage the shock absorber bracket with the carrier and install the hardware. Tighten the nuts to 119 ft. lbs. (162 Nm).
  11. Tighten the center suspension support nut to 36 ft. lbs. (49 Nm). There is a bearing located under the suspension support dust cover. Remove the dust cover and pack the bearing with multi-purpose grease. Once packed, reinstall the dust cover.
  12. The remainder of installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten each component to specifications.
  13. Have the rear wheel alignment checked.
1987-88 Models
  1. On wagon models, remove the toneau cover holder.
  2. Loosen the rear wheel lug nuts, raise the rear of the vehicle and support it safely. Block the front wheels.
  3. Remove the rear wheels.
  4. Using the proper size flare nut wrench, disconnect the backing plate hardware.
  5. With a flare nut and a back-up wrench, disconnect the brake tube from the brake hose and use a small plastic container to collect the brake fluid.
  6. Undo the clip and disconnect the brake hose from the shock absorber. NOTE: Before the axle bolts are removed, the axle carrier must be supported with a jack.
  7. Support the axle carrier with a floor jack and remove the mounting bolts and nut. Disconnect the axle carrier from the shock absorber.
  8. Support the shock absorber firmly by hand and remove the three mounting nuts. Remove the shock absorber from the body. To install:
  9. Position the shock absorber onto the body and support it firmly by hand. Install the three nuts and tighten them to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm).
  10. Attach the axle carrier to the shock absorber with the nuts and bolts. Tighten the nuts to 166 ft. lbs. (226 Nm).
  11. The remainder of installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten each component to specifications.
  12. Bleed the brake lines as described in Section 9.
  13. Have the rear wheel alignment checked.
1989-96 Models
  1. On the 4-door sedan, remove the package tray and vent duct. On 1992-96 models, it will be necessary to remove the rear seat back.
  2. On the hatchback, remove the speaker grilles.
  3. On the wagon models remove the tonnue cover and rear seat back.
  4. Loosen the rear wheel lug nuts, raise the rear of the vehicle and support it safely. Block the front wheels.
  5. Remove the rear wheels.
  6. Disconnect the brake hose and the ABS speed sensor from the shock absorber.
  7. If equipped with ABS, disconnect the Load Sensing Proportioning Valve (LSPV) spring from the lower arm.
  8. Disconnect the stabilizer bar link from the shock absorber.
  9. Support the rear axle and loosen the 2 bolts from the lower end of the shock absorber.
  10. From inside the vehicle, unbolt the upper support. Fig. 1: A rubber cap covers the rear shock absorber tower nut 89558p01.jpg
    Fig. 2: The upper shock absorber tower is retained by the center nut (circled) and three surrounding nuts 89558p02.jpg

  11. Lower the rear axle carrier and remove the two bolts.
  12. Remove the shock absorber from the vehicle. To install:
  13. Install the shock absorber assembly onto the vehicle.
  14. Connect the brake hose and the ABS speed sensor to the shock absorber.
  15. Connect the stabilizer bar link to the shock absorber.
  16. Install the wheel and tire assembly.
  17. During installation, please observe the following tighten specifications:
    1. Tighten the shock absorber-to-body bolts to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
    2. Tighten the shock absorber-to-axle carrier nuts to 166 ft. lbs. (226 Nm) on 1988-91 vehicles and 188 ft. lbs. (255 Nm) on 1992-96 vehicles.
    3. Tighten the suspension support-to-shock absorber nut to 36 ft. lbs. (49 Nm) on 1988-91 vehicles. On 1992-96 models, tighten the stabilizer bar link to shock absorber retainers to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
  18. Install the rear seat back, vent duct and the package tray as required.
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Dec 18, 2010 | 1986 Toyota Camry

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My 1992 Toyota camry is constantly having problem with rear suspension. The shock absorbers go bad barely after 3 months of replacement. The is so much nise from the rear especially when driving on rough...


Do you take the car back to the shop that put them on? They should be guaranteed, let them replace them and they should know what the problem is.

Aug 28, 2010 | 1992 Toyota Camry V6

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Does a 1992 Toyota Previa need to have its timing belt (chain?) replaced?


ALL MOTORS ONE TIME OR ANOTHER NEED TO BE CHANGE SOME CARS MANY TIME YOUR ANSWER YES IT DOES

Jul 01, 2010 | 1992 Toyota Previa

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How to change rear turn signal on 1992 previa


remove side cover from inside unscrew screws change bulbs

Apr 24, 2010 | 1992 Toyota Previa

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How to change front shocks


its complicated and not advised to do it urself.

Apr 16, 2010 | 1992 Toyota Previa

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Where is the radiator cap on a 1992 Toyota Previa?


It should be on the passenger side under the hood but to the rear of engine compartment on overflow tank.

Nov 30, 2009 | 1992 Toyota Previa

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How do i change the rear shocks on toyota previa


Some SUVs the rear shocks bolt to the floor panel and some bolt to a hanging bracket from the bottom. The bottom of the shock always uses the rear axle bracket. Make sure the car is jacked up safe with jack stands and level surface

Oct 14, 2009 | 1993 Toyota Previa

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Shock absorber fitting


Open the glove compartment and under the dash you unbolt the shocks under car is easy

Jan 06, 2009 | 1994 Toyota Previa

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Changing 94 previa back shocks


Very Easy. Just bolt them on. Don't even need to jack it up.

Jul 24, 2008 | 1994 Toyota Previa

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