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Ford Escape 2020-2022 Service Manual / Chassis / Suspension / Rear Suspension / Removal and Installation - Rear Shock Absorber

Ford Escape: Rear Suspension / Removal and Installation - Rear Shock Absorber

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Vehicle/Axle Stands

Removal

NOTICE: Suspension fasteners are critical parts that affect the performance of vital components and systems. Failure of these fasteners may result in major service expense. Use the same or equivalent parts if replacement is necessary. Do not use a replacement part of lesser quality or substitute design. Tighten fasteners as specified.

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

  1. Remove the wheel and tire.
    Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04A Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).
  1. NOTICE: Do not attempt to jacking on the front control arm or rear control arm on any vehicle. Damage to control arms may occur.

    NOTICE: Make sure that the insulator pads are correctly positioned to prevent direct contact with other components.

    Support the rear suspension using an axle stand.
    Use the General Equipment: Vehicle/Axle Stands
  1. NOTICE: Tighten the suspension fasteners with the weight of the vehicle on the wheels and tires or use a suitable jack to raise the suspension to curb height or damage to the bushings may occur.

    Remove and discard the lower shock absorber bolt and nut.
    Torque: 81 lb.ft (110 Nm)
  1. Remove and discard the rear shock absorber upper bolts and remove the rear shock absorber.
    Torque: 81 lb.ft (110 Nm)

Installation

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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