Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 2.0 JTDM (939BXQ1B), ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 1.9 JTS (939BXA1B), ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 1.9 JTDM 8V (939BXE1B), ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 1.9 JTDM 16V (939BXC1B, 939BXC12), ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 1.9 JTDM 16V (939BXC1B), ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 1.9 JTDM 8V (939AXH1B, 939BXH1B), ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 2.0 JTDM (939BXP1B), ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 2.0 JTDM (939BXR1B) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front springs on ALFA ROMEO 159 (939) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: coil springs – Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon. Tools you might 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
Replacement: coil springs – Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Both coil springs of the front suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right coil springs of the front suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: coil springs – Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Springs on Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 1.9 JTDM 16V (939BXC1B, 939BXC12) 2007 Springs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Clean the fasteners of the shock strut upper mount. Use WD-40 spray.
  4. Step 4
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    Loosen the upper fastener of the shock strut mount. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 5
    How to remove ALFA ROMEO 159 2.4 JTDM (939.BXM1B) 2010 Springs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  6. Step 6
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  7. Step 7
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  8. Step 8
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon
  9. Step 9
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    Remove the wheel.
  10. Step 10
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    Clean the shock strut fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Springs on Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2009 1.9 JTDM 16V (939BXC1B, 939BXC12) by yourself
    Undo the fastening nut that attaches the stabilizer link to the shock absorber fork. Use a drive socket #18.
  12. Step 12
    159 Sportwagon (939) 2.4 JTDM (939.BXM1B) 2010 Springs DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
  13. Step 13
    How to change Springs on ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 2011 - tips and tricks
    Unscrew the fastening bolt that connects the shock strut with the shock absorber fork. Use a drive socket #18. Use a tap wrench.
  14. Step 14
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    Unscrew the fastening bolt that connects the shock absorber fork with the lower control arm. Use a drive socket #21. Use a tap wrench.
  15. Step 15
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  16. Step 16
    How to change Springs on Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Clean the fastener that attaches the shock absorber fork to the shock strut. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  17. Step 17
    How to replace ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 1.9 JTDM 16V (939BXC1B, 939BXC12) 2007 Springs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Detach the shock absorber fork from the shock strut.
  18. Step 18
    Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2.4 JTDM (939BXD1B, 939BXD12) 2008 Springs replacement: free workshop manuals
    Unscrew the top fastening of the shock strut mount.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the suspension strut while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon
  19. Step 19
    Changing Springs on ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 1.9 JTDM 8V (939BXE1B) 2009 by yourself
    Remove the suspension strut.
  20. Step 20
    How to remove ALFA ROMEO 159 2.4 JTDM (939.BXM1B) 2010 Springs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Set the shock absorber strut on the spring compressor tool.
    Replacement: coil springs – Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon. Professionals recommend:
    Note that when using a spring compressor, spring coils need to be securely gripped, compressing the spring on the opposite sides.Ensure the correct position of the spring in the retainer.Make sure that the spring coils tightly entered the lock handles.
  21. Step 21
    How to replace Springs on ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 2011: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Compress the spring.
  22. Step 22
    How hard is it to do yourself: Springs replacement on Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 1.8 TBi (939BXN1B) 2012 - download illustrated guide
    Clean the shock absorber rod. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  23. Step 23
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    Remove the strut piston rod nut. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #6. Use a ratchet wrench.
  24. Step 24
    Changing of Springs on Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Remove the top strut mount. Use a crowbar.
  25. Step 25
    ALFA ROMEO 159 1.9 JTDM 8V (939AXH1B, 939BXH1B) Springs replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Release the coil spring.
  26. Step 26
    Replacing Springs on Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2009 1.9 JTDM 16V (939BXC1B, 939BXC12) by yourself
    Remove the spring.
  27. Step 27
    159 Sportwagon (939) 2.4 JTDM (939.BXM1B) 2010 Springs DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: coil springs – Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon. Carefully inspect the mount, the boot, and the bump stop of the shock absorber. Replace if necessary.
  28. Step 28
    How to change Springs on ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 2011 - tips and tricks
    Install the spring on the shock absorber.
  29. Step 29
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2012 2.4 JTDM (939.BXM1B) Springs
    Install the boot and a bump stop onto the shock absorber.
  30. Step 30
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    Compress the spring.
  31. Step 31
    How to change Springs on Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Install the upper strut mount and the strut mount bearing.
  32. Step 32
    How to replace ALFA ROMEO 159 Sportwagon (939) 1.9 JTDM 16V (939BXC1B, 939BXC12) 2007 Springs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Tighten the shock strut piston rod nut. Use a combination spanner #6. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 33 Nm torque.
    Replacement: coil springs – Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon. Tip:
    Check to make sure the spring is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment.
  33. Step 33
    Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 2.4 JTDM (939BXD1B, 939BXD12) 2008 Springs replacement: free workshop manuals
    Decompress the spring.
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