Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.0 OPC (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.0 OPC (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.2 DTI 16V (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.0 DTI 16V (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.2 16V (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.2 DTI 16V (F75) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front springs / front coil springs on OPEL ZAFIRA-A 1 (T98) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: coil springs – Opel Zafira F75. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 19
HEX bit No.H6.
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Pliers
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: coil springs – Opel Zafira F75. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • 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 – Opel Zafira F75. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Remove the cowl grille seal.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the upper part of the scuttle panel.
  5. Step 5
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    Clean the fasteners of the lower part of the scuttle panel. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 6
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the lower part of the scuttle panel. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 7
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    Remove the lower part of the scuttle panel.
  8. Step 8
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    Clean the fasteners of the shock strut upper mount. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 9
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    Loosen the upper fastener of the shock strut mount. Use a combination spanner #18. Use HEX No.H6. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 10
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  11. Step 11
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #19.
  12. Step 12
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  13. Step 13
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: coil springs – Opel Zafira F75. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  14. Step 14
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    Remove the wheel.
  15. Step 15
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    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  16. Step 16
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut. Use a combination spanner #19. Use a drive socket #19. Use a ratchet wrench.
  17. Step 17
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    Remove the stabilizer rod.
  18. Step 18
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor wiring.
  19. Step 19
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    Clean the fasteners connecting the brake hose to the shock strut. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  20. Step 20
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    Remove the brake hose retaining clip. Use pliers.
  21. Step 21
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    Disconnect the brake hose.
  22. Step 22
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    Clean the fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  23. Step 23
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    Unscrew the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use a tap wrench.
  24. Step 24
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    Prop up the steering knuckle. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  25. Step 25
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  26. Step 26
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    Disconnect the steering knuckle from the shock absorber strut.
  27. Step 27
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    Unscrew the top fastening of the shock strut mount.
    Replacement: coil springs – Opel Zafira F75. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock strut when undoing the fastening bolts.
  28. Step 28
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    Remove the suspension strut.
  29. Step 29
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    Set the shock absorber strut on the spring compressor tool.
    Replacement: coil springs – Opel Zafira F75. Tip from AUTODOC:
    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.
  30. Step 30
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    Compress the spring.
  31. Step 31
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    Treat the shock strut rod. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  32. Step 32
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    Remove the strut piston rod nut. Use HEX No.H6. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  33. Step 33
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    Remove the shock absorber mount, boot and bump stop.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: coil springs – Opel Zafira F75. Carefully inspect the mount, the boot, and the bump stop of the shock absorber. Replace if necessary.
  34. Step 34
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    Release the coil spring.
  35. Step 35
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    Remove the spring.
  36. Step 36
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    Install the spring on the shock absorber.
  37. Step 37
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    Compress the spring.
  38. Step 38
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    Install the mount, the boot and the bump stop on the shock absorber.
  39. Step 39
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    Tighten the shock strut piston rod nut. Use a drive socket #18. Use HEX No.H6. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 50 Nm torque.
    Replacement: coil springs – Opel Zafira F75. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Check to make sure the spring is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment.
  40. Step 40
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    Decompress the spring.
  41. Step 41
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    Remove the assembled shock strut.
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