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This replacement procedure can be used for:
FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.6 D Multijet

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear shock absorber on FIAT BRAVO 2 (198) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: shock absorbers – Fiat Bravo 2. Tools you'll need:
Replacement: shock absorbers – Fiat Bravo 2. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 19
Wheel impact socket #17
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Locking pliers
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
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FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.6 D Multijet
Replacement: shock absorbers – Fiat Bravo 2. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Both shock struts of the rear suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock struts of the rear suspension.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Fiat Bravo 2 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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    Step 1
    Open the boot lid.
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    Step 2
    Remove the mount cap from the shock absorber upper fastener.
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    Step 3
    Loosen the upper fastener of the shock absorber. Use a combination spanner #17.Use locking pliers.
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    Step 4
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 5
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 6
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 7
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: shock absorbers – Fiat Bravo 2. AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
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    Step 8
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 9
    Support the rear suspension beam. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 10
    Clean the shock absorber fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 11
    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber.Use a drive socket #19.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 12
    Unscrew the upper fastener of the shock absorber.
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    Step 13
    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a drive socket #19.
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    Step 14
    Remove the shock absorber.
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    Step 15
    Remove the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop.
    Replacement: shock absorbers – Fiat Bravo 2. Tip:
    Examine the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop. Replace them if necessary. Before installing a new shock absorber you should pump it manually 3-5 times.
    Step 16
    Install the dust sleeve and the bump stop on the new shock absorber.
    Step 17
    Place the shock absorber in the wheel arch and fasten it.
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    Step 18
    Install the fastening bolt.
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    Step 19
    Screw in the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #19.
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    Step 20
    Raise the hydraulic transmission jack by 10-15 cm.
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    Step 21
    Tighten the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #19.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 85 Nm torque.
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    Step 22
    Remove the mounting from under the rear axle beam.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: shock absorbers – Fiat Bravo 2. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
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    Step 23
    Install the wheel.
    Replacement: shock absorbers – Fiat Bravo 2. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 24
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 25
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 110 Nm torque.
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    Step 26
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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    Step 27
    Tighten the top shock absorber fastening.Use a combination spanner #17.Use locking pliers. Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
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    Step 28
    Treat the shock absorber fasteners. Use copper grease.
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    Step 29
    Install the mount cap on the shock absorber upper fastener.
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    Step 30
    Close the lid of the luggage compartment.
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