Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
ALFA ROMEO 159 (939) 2.2 JTS, ALFA ROMEO Brera (939_) 2.2 JTS (939.DXB11), ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 2.2 JTS, ALFA ROMEO SPIDER (939) 2.2 JTS

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change a front shock strut on ALFA ROMEO 159 (939) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: suspension strut – Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon. Tools you need:
Replacement: suspension strut – Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Combination spanner #6
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 6
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # E18
Drive socket # 21
HEX bit No.H6.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Rubber mallet
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for 159 Sportwagon (939) and other ALFA ROMEO models
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Shock Absorber
How to change Shock Absorber on ALFA ROMEO 159 (939) 2.2 JTS – tips for proper car maintenance
ALFA ROMEO 159 (939) 2.2 JTS
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on ALFA ROMEO Brera (939_) 2.2 JTS (939.DXB11)
ALFA ROMEO Brera (939_) 2.2 JTS (939.DXB11)
Easy tricks to help you to replace Shock Absorber on ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 2.2 JTS
ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 2.2 JTS
Shock Absorber removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for ALFA ROMEO SPIDER (939) 2.2 JTS
ALFA ROMEO SPIDER (939) 2.2 JTS
Replacement: suspension strut – Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Both shock struts of the front suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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