New bidders with zero feedback rating should email us or call us prior to bidding. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238, select option 4. Replacing them may even help you avoid a breakdown. Step 5 — Install the new springs and shocks Follow this step if you are installing new or old springs with a separate set of shocks. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion and other factors, including manufacturing variability that, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. The 1988 fourth generation sportier Civic increased the car's original body size and introduced buyers to its sixteen-valve double overhead cam engine.
Not only are you going to get an great price but you are also going to get a safe, reliable, clean used vehicle where high quality matters. I think I have the torque specs, but the axle nut seems high to me. This article applies to the Honda Civic 1992-2000. Disassemble the shock and spring assembly. We encourage and recommend contacting us if you are interested at all in one of our vehicles at 888 712-3356. This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002.
Tightening your bolts too much or not enough can cause a part to fail, and depending on the part, can put your life and the lives of the any passengers in danger. This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002. Use a crisscross sequence starting with the bolts at the middle of the head and working toward the outer bolts. It might not be easy to completely remove it. So you have a really. The bolt will be extremely tight.
Step 7 — Separate spring from the shock Removing the springs from the front shocks is the same process as with the rear shocks. No representations or warranties are made by seller, nor are any representations or warranties relied upon by bidders in making bids. Use the ball joint press for leverage. Repair manual you can burn to cd and use as a program rather than going through page after page searching. Use your deep well socket and ratchet to undo the spindle nut. The 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 1. This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002.
If you require additional photos or information on a particular vehicle just ask us. The axle is the part that makes your front. Otherwise, since we are a licensed dealer, it may be sold at any time without prior notice. I believe yours would be about the four up from bottom. Please, if you have any questions call or email us anytime. Remove the two small brake bracket bolts. Seller will not be obligated to sell in the event of a late retraction.
Step 4: Retighten only the 2 center bolts to 49 ft. Common Questions Why should I care about torque? It drives so much better now. While the extensive list of such reinforcement improvements goes on and on, it is obvious that Honda's engineers have gone to remarkable lengths, and probably cost, to build a Civic that exceeds all previous standards for safety, dependability, and performance. Pro Tip If you are planning to replace the front shocks only, you can choose to raise just the front of the car and lay it down on jack stands. This is evident on the 2001 Civics. Not following the prescribed pattern risks having a wheel with loose lug nuts.
This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002. For example, if the final torque should be 100 foot-pounds, then tighten to 50 foot-pounds first, and then repeat the process until you've tightened to 100 foot-pounds. Be sure to follow the manufacturer's instructions when using it. If you would like any of these items, they can be obtained through a dealer at a reasonable cost. All financial transactions must be completed before delivery of the vehicle.
What I have is: 2 bolts on strut to knucle 71 ft lbs, I have also seen 116, i like 116 for this personally and the way it feels, that is what I torqued these to when I put in the new struts 2 years ago. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. All of the pre-owned vehicles at Honda of Mentor go through an extensive mechanical and safety inspection before they are sold. Changing your manual transmission fluid is a great way to do both. For example, using a dry or oiled bolt affects your torque, as does the brand of bolt and part into which it goes. Most parts come with bolt-tightening torque specs, and your owner's manual should have this information too. The most common example is the criss-cross pattern required when tightening the wheels.
In sequence, torque all bolts. Remaining faithful to a proven winner is typical of Honda, whose forays into radical restyling have been few and far between and mostly restricted to concept cars like the jazzy Sprocket, a combination of a convertible, pickup and sports car. I got one for my civic and it made things easier. Properly set the spring onto the spring perch. The front passenger air bag may have been installed incorrectly during replacement.