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Rear suspension dampers locked up, no suspension what so ever. car just been in for oil change and filter. on leaving garage rear suspension not working properly.

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Beats me, as they are a non servicable item(they either work or not)but to lock up solid???(normally the corner with the problem just hops about,bounces.)the original/first owner did have the transit blocks removed from inside the rear springs??
just a thought if you are not the first owner has someone fitted adjustable shockers?

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Action
Service History

20000 miles or 32000 kilometers

Battery Check
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Engine Oil Replace
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Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Tires Rotate


21000 miles or 33600 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
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Engine Oil Replace


24000 miles or 38400 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


25000 miles or 40000 kilometers

Battery Check
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Tires Rotate


27000 miles or 43200 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
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30000 miles or 48000 kilometers

Battery Check
Air Filter Element Check
Wheel Bearing Lubricate
Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Fuel Filter Replace
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Engine Oil Replace
Fluid - A/T Replace
Cabin Air Filter Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Cooling System Inspect
Wheel Bearing Inspect
Ball Joint Inspect
Drive/Propeller Shaft Inspect
Exhaust System Inspect
Steering and Suspension Inspect
Heat Shield, Exhaust Inspect
Tires Rotate


33000 miles or 52800 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


35000 miles or 56000 kilometers

Battery Check
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Vehicle Inspect
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36000 miles or 57600 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


39000 miles or 62400 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
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40000 miles or 64000 kilometers

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42000 miles or 67200 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
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Engine Oil Replace


45000 miles or 72000 kilometers

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Engine Oil Replace
Cabin Air Filter Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Cooling System Inspect
Wheel Bearing Inspect
Ball Joint Inspect
Drive/Propeller Shaft Inspect
Steering and Suspension Inspect
Tires Rotate


48000 miles or 76800 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
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50000 miles or 80000 kilometers

Battery Check
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65000 miles or 104000 kilometers

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66000 miles or 105600 kilometers

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69000 miles or 110400 kilometers

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70000 miles or 112000 kilometers

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72000 miles or 115200 kilometers

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75000 miles or 120000 kilometers

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Removal & Installation

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Raise and support the vehicle safely. Remove the rear tires.
  3. Remove the flange bolt from the bottom of the damper.
  4. Remove the flange nuts from the bottom of the damper.
  5. Open the trunk and remove the access panel cover, if necessary.
  6. Remove the flange nuts from the top of the damper
  7. Remove the damper assembly from the vehicle.

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Exploded view of the rear suspension strut-2001-05 Civic



To install:

  1. Position the damper assembly in the vehicle.

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  2. Loosely install the flange nuts on the top of the damper.
  3. Loosely install the flange bolt on the bottom of the damper.
  4. Raise the suspension with a floor jack to load it with the vehicles weight before tightening the nuts and bolt.
  5. Continue the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedure.
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