Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.5 (NCP13_), TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.5 (NCP13_), TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.4 D-4D (NLP10_), TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.5 (NCP13_) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: strut mount – Toyota Yaris P1. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #12
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # 14
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 19
Wheel impact socket #21
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: strut mount – Toyota Yaris P1. 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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Toyota Yaris P1 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #21.
  2. Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: strut mount – Toyota Yaris P1. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  3. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  4. Step 6
    Clean the fastener of the bracket that connects the brake hose to the shock strut. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 7
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    Unscrew the brake hose fastening bracket from the shock strut. Use a drive socket #14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 8
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    Remove the bracket from the shock absorber strut.
  6. Step 9
    Clean the fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 10
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    Unscrew the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #19. Use a drive socket #19. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 11
    Remove the fastening bolts. Disconnect the steering knuckle from the shock absorber strut.
    Step 12
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    Lower the car. Open the bonnet.
  8. Step 13
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 14
    Clean the fasteners of the shock strut upper mount. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 15
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    Unscrew the top fastening of the shock strut mount. Use a combination spanner #12.
    Replacement: strut mount – Toyota Yaris P1. AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock strut when undoing the fastening bolts.
  9. Step 16
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    Remove the suspension strut.
  10. Step 17
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    Set the shock absorber strut on the spring compressor tool.
    Replacement: strut mount – Toyota Yaris P1. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    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.
  11. Step 18
    Compress the spring.
    Step 19
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    Remove the protective cap from the shock absorber strut mount. Use a flat screwdriver.
  12. Step 20
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    Treat the shock strut rod. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 21
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    Remove the strut piston rod nut. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step 22
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    Remove the top strut mount. Use a flat screwdriver.
  15. Step 23
    Clean the mounting seat of the shock strut mount. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Replacement: strut mount – Toyota Yaris P1. Professionals recommend:
    Examine the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop. Replace them if necessary.
    Step 24
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    Install a new strut mount.
  16. Step 25
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    Tighten the shock strut piston rod nut. Use a drive socket #17. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 33 Nm torque.
    Replacement: strut mount – Toyota Yaris P1. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Check to make sure the spring is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment.
  17. Step 26
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    Treat the shock strut rod. Use copper grease.
  18. Step 27
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    Install the protective cap onto the shock absorber strut mount.
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