Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 2.7 (RZJ12), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KZJ12), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D, TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 4.0 (GRJ12_), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120, KDJ150, KDJ125), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120, KDJ125), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 4.0 (GRJ12), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 2.7 (TRJ12), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change a front shock strut on TOYOTA LAND CRUISER PRADO 3 (J120) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Shock Absorber
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Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D
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TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 2.7 (TRJ12)
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TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 2.7 (RZJ12)
Main steps for Shock Absorber replacement on TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120, KDJ150, KDJ125)
TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120, KDJ150, KDJ125)
How to change Shock Absorber on TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KZJ12) – tips for proper car maintenance
TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KZJ12)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120)
TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120)
Easy tricks to help you to replace Shock Absorber on TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120, KDJ125)
TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120, KDJ125)
Tools
Replacement: suspension strut – Toyota Prado J120. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Combination spanner #14
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # 12
Drive socket # 14
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 19
HEX bit No.H6.
Wheel impact socket #21
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Hammer
Pin punch
Adjustable wrench
Crow bar
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: suspension strut – Toyota Prado J120. Professionals recommend:
  • Both shock struts of the front suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: suspension strut – Toyota Prado J120. Use the following procedure:
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