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How to remove 2006 fiesta rear shock absorber

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how to remove 2006 fiesta rear shock absorber
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: UK Ford
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 8 years ago.

Hi there Gordon , i hope i can be of help to you ,

here is the procedure to follow to fit a rear shock absorber to a 2006 shape fiesta

 

1 ok first remove the rear wheel

2 then detach the inner wing shield /carpet

3 remove the 15mm bolt from the bottom of the shock absorber

4 then just remove the 2 bolts /nuts on earlier vehicles from the top of the shock absorber,

5 re fit in reverse order

 

 

if you need any more help please let me know

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I got it done had to buff down 13mm long reach socket to fit in to top nut, ford must use a "SPECIAL" tool for this
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 8 years ago.

Hi there gordon , there is no special tool required for this job , i hope the information i gave you made things a bit easier

thanks

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
ok but its not a standard socket, the recess where the nut is to small to insert a standard socket. After buying two makes of long reach sockets and a set of box spanners i was forced to grind a socket down as far as possable, even then had to hammer it in to place. Thanks