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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 front strut mount / top munt FIAT BRAVO 2 (198) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: strut mount – Fiat Bravo 2. Tools you'll need:
Replacement: strut mount – Fiat Bravo 2. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
HEX bit No.H6.
Combination spanner #15
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 19
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for BRAVO II (198) and other FIAT models
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Top Strut Mounting
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FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.6 D Multijet
Replacement: strut mount – Fiat Bravo 2. AUTODOC recommends:
  • All mounts of the front shock struts should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the mounts of the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • Be sure to replace all self-locking nuts and bolts during installation.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: strut mount – Fiat Bravo 2. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. How to change Strut Mount on FIAT BRAVO II (198) 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
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    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
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    Step 3
    Clean the fasteners of the shock strut upper mount. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 4
    Remove the rubber strip.
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    Step 5
    Loosen the upper fastener of the shock strut mount.Use a combination spanner #19.
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    Step 6
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 7
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 8
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 9
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: strut mount – Fiat Bravo 2. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
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    Step 10
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 11
    Disconnect the wiring and the brake hose from the bracket on the shock strut.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 12.1
    Clean the fasteners connecting the stabiliser link to the shock strut, and those connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle.
    Step 12.2
    Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 13
    Unscrew the nut and remove the stabilizer rod from the shock strut.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 14
    Prop up the steering knuckle.Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  15. How to change Strut Mount on FIAT BRAVO II (198) 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 15
    Unscrew the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle.Use a combination spanner #15.Use a drive socket #17.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 16
    Remove the fastening bolts.
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    Step 17
    Disconnect the steering knuckle from the shock absorber strut.
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    Step 18
    Unscrew the top fastening of the shock strut mount.Use a drive socket #19.Use a ratchet wrench.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the suspension strut while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Fiat Bravo 2
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    Step 19
    Remove the suspension strut.
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    Step 20
    Set the shock absorber strut on the spring compressor tool.
    Replacement: strut mount – Fiat Bravo 2. AUTODOC experts 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.
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    Step 21
    Compress the spring.
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    Step 22
    Treat the shock strut rod.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 23
    Remove the strut piston rod nut.Use a combination spanner #19.Use HEX No.H6.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 24
    Remove the top strut mount.
    Replacement: strut mount – Fiat Bravo 2. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Examine the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop. Replace them if necessary.
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    Step 25
    Install the upper strut mount and the strut mount bearing.
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    Step 26
    Tighten the shock strut piston rod nut. Use a combination spanner #19.Use HEX No.H6.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
    Replacement: strut mount – Fiat Bravo 2. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Check to make sure the spring is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment.
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    Step 27
    Decompress the spring.
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    Step 28
    Remove the assembled shock strut.
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    Step 29
    Install the shock strut into the wheel arch.
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    Step 30
    Screw the top fastening of the shock strut mount.Do not tighten it.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Fiat Bravo 2 – To avoid injury, hold the suspension strut while screwing in the fastening bolts.
  31. How to replace FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.9 D Multijet 2007 Strut Mount - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 31
    Treat the shock strut mounting seat on the steering knuckle.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 32
    Fix the shock absorber strut on the steering knuckle.
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    Step 33
    Raise the hydraulic transmission jack by 10-15 cm.
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    Step 34
    Install the fastening bolts.
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    Step 35
    Tighten the lower fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle.Use a drive socket #15.Use a drive socket #17.Use a combination spanner #15.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 80 Nm torque.
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    Step 36
    Treat all joints of the stabiliser link.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 37
    Ιnstall the transverse stabilizer link.
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    Step 38
    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 55 Nm torque.
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    Step 39
    Connect the fastener of the ABS sensor cable to the shock absorber strut.Fasten the brake hose on the strut.
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    Step 40
    Remove the support from under the steering knuckle.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: strut mount – Fiat Bravo 2. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
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    Step 41
    Clean the wheel rim mounting seat. Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
    Step 42
    Install the wheel.
    Replacement: strut mount – Fiat Bravo 2. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
  42. How to change Strut Mount on FIAT BRAVO II (198) 2018 - tips and tricks
    Step 43
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 44
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
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    Step 45
    Tighten the upper fastener of the shock absorber strut mount.Use a drive socket #19.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 51 Nm torque.
  45. How to change Strut Mount on FIAT BRAVO II (198) 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 46
    Install the rubber strip.
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    Step 47
    Treat the fasteners of the shock strut mount.Use copper grease.
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    Step 48
    Remove the fender protection cover.
  48. Changing Strut Mount on FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.4 T-Jet 2009 by yourself
    Step 49
    Close the hood.
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    Step 50
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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