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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Suspension Strut Disposal Strut Assembly

Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual / Chassis / Suspension / Suspension Strut Disposal Strut Assembly

Warning:Use the proper eye protection when drilling to prevent metalchips from causing physical injury.

Suspension Strut Disposal Strut Assembly

Clamp the strut in a vise horizontally with the rod-(1) completely extended.Drill a hole in the strut at the center of the end cap-(3) using a 5-mm (3/16-in)drill bit. Gas or a gas/oil mixture will exhaust when the drill bit penetrates thestrut. Use shop towels in order to contain the escaping oil.Remove the strut from the vise.Hold the strut over a drain pan vertically with the hole down.Move the rod-(1) in and out of the tube-(2) to completely drain the oil from the strut.

Shock Absorber Disposal Strut Assembly Dampers/Shocks
Warning:Gas charged shock absorbers contain high pressure gas. Do notremove the snap ring from inside the top of the tube. If the snapring is removed, the contents of the shock absorber will come outw ...

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Torque Steer Description Wheels
A vehicle pulls or leads in one direction during hardacceleration. A vehicle pulls or leads in the other directionduring deceleration.The following factors may cause torque steer to be moreapparent on a particular vehicle:A slightly smaller diameter tire on the right front increasesa right torque le ...

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