Question about Jaguar XJ6
With great difficulty,three bolts hold the plate that takes the top bush/mounting .jack vehicle up and support with axle stand .Another jack under rear axle ,jack this one up till cars starts to lift then fit the spring clamps and compress the spring.Next undo the 3/4 13mm headed bolts that hold the plate to the chassis ,if you can release them???---??? ,then next using a small bottle jack take the strain on the bottom of the shock absorber and then remove the bolt ,lower the jack and the top one will lower as well ,undo the two nuts on the top mounting and pull the old shock absorber out .Or what i do if back is dancing and thats to do as above to support vehicle ,support lower of shock absorber ,remove the bolt and then jack it up ,then drill a small hole about an inch from the top of the tube and then thread it ,refill the shock absorber with a heavier oil like dextron .fit a bolt into the hole with a rubber washer and its as good as new
Posted on Oct 31, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: how to change shock absorbers
u need a shoick removal tool do not try to do this at home man if u dont have the tool or u will die ok danguirus u need struts removal tool comprsor on wall 250 bucks ok
Posted on Oct 07, 2008
inside the boot area, on top of the wheel arch. there will be sometimes a carpet covering, and underneath a plastic cap, just flip this off with a screw driver and access the nut
Posted on Apr 12, 2010
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