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_) 1.0 (SCP10_), TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.3 (SCP12_, SCP13_), TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.4 D-4D (NLP10_), TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.5 (NCP13_), TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.0 (SCP10_) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front shock absorbers on TOYOTA YARIS XP10 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC

video
Tools
Replacement: suspension strut – Toyota Yaris P1. List of the 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: suspension strut – Toyota Yaris P1. AUTODOC recommends:
  • 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 Yaris P1. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Shock Absorber on Toyota Yaris Mk1 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.0 (SCP10_) 2000 Shock Absorber - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #21.
  3. Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
    Toyota Yaris Mk1 1.4 D-4D (NLP10_) 2001 Shock Absorber replacement: free workshop manuals
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: suspension strut – Toyota Yaris P1. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  4. Step 5
    Changing Shock Absorber on TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.3 (NCP10_, SCP12_) 2002 by yourself
    Remove the wheel.
  5. 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
    How to remove TOYOTA YARIS 1.5 (NCP13_) 2003 Shock Absorber - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Unscrew the brake hose fastening bracket from the shock strut. Use a drive socket #14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 8
    Remove the bracket from the shock absorber strut.
    Step 9
    How to replace Shock Absorber on TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 10
    How hard is it to do yourself: Shock Absorber replacement on Toyota Yaris Mk1 1.3 4WD (NCP15) 2005 - download illustrated guide
    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.
  8. Step 11
    Remove the fastening bolts.
    Step 12
    Need to know how to renew Shock Absorber on TOYOTA YARIS 1999? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Disconnect the steering knuckle from the shock absorber strut.
  9. Step 13
    Lower the car.
    Step 14
    Changing of Shock Absorber on Toyota Yaris Mk1 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Open the bonnet.
  10. Step 15
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 16
    Clean the fasteners of the shock strut upper mount. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 17
    TOYOTA YARIS 1.4 D-4D (NLP10_) Shock Absorber replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Loosen the upper fastener of the shock strut mount. Use a combination spanner #12.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the suspension strut while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Toyota Yaris P1
  11. Step 18
    Replacing Shock Absorber on Toyota Yaris Mk1 2002 1.0 (SCP10_) by yourself
    Remove the suspension strut.
  12. Step 19
    Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.5 (NCP13_) 2003 Shock Absorber DIY replacement workshop manual
    Set the shock absorber strut on the spring compressor tool.
    Replacement: suspension strut – Toyota Yaris P1. 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.
  13. Step 20
    How to change Shock Absorber on TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 2004 - tips and tricks
    Compress the spring.
  14. Step 21
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Toyota Yaris Mk1 2005 1.5 (NCP13_) Shock Absorber
    Remove the protective cap from the shock absorber strut mount. Use a flat screwdriver.
  15. Step 22
    DIY replacement of Shock Absorber on TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.3 (SCP12_, SCP13_) 1999 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Treat the shock strut rod. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  16. Step 23
    How to change Shock Absorber on Toyota Yaris Mk1 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Remove the strut piston rod nut. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  17. Step 24
    How to replace TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.0 (SCP10_) 2000 Shock Absorber - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Remove the top strut mount. Use a flat screwdriver.
  18. Step 25
    Release the coil spring.
    Step 26
    Remove the spring.
    Step 27
    Toyota Yaris Mk1 1.4 D-4D (NLP10_) 2001 Shock Absorber replacement: free workshop manuals
    Remove the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: suspension strut – Toyota Yaris P1. Carefully inspect the mount, the boot, and the bump stop of the shock absorber. Replace if necessary.
  19. Step 28
    Changing Shock Absorber on TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.3 (NCP10_, SCP12_) 2002 by yourself
    Remove the old shock absorber from the hydraulic coil spring compressor.
    Replacement: suspension strut – Toyota Yaris P1. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Before installing a new shock absorber you should pump it manually 3-5 times.
  20. Step 29
    How to remove TOYOTA YARIS 1.5 (NCP13_) 2003 Shock Absorber - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Install the new shock absorber on the hydraulic coil spring compressor.
  21. Step 30
    Install the dust sleeve and the bump stop on the new shock absorber.
    Step 31
    How to replace Shock Absorber on TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Install the spring on the shock absorber.
  22. Step 32
    Compress the spring.
    Step 33
    How hard is it to do yourself: Shock Absorber replacement on Toyota Yaris Mk1 1.3 4WD (NCP15) 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Install the upper strut mount and the strut mount bearing.
Was this manual helpful?
Please rate this manual on a scale from 1 to 5. If you have any questions, feel free to ask us.
Users voted – 0
Searching for the right tyres?

Find out which tyre and wheel sizes are compatible with the TOYOTA Yaris I Hatchback (P1) model.

Your profile is your personal assistant.

It can track car expenses, keep a car log and replacement schedule, and save favourite materials, notes and documents

Install the AUTODOC CLUB app!
Your personal car expenses manager, maintenance tips, reminders about upcoming appointments and service intervals, DIY repair instructions – all this on your phone.
TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) Shock Absorber replace by yourself - Scan QR-code and download AUTODOC CLUB app
Scan

To download the app:

  • - scan the QR code
  • - download from App Store
  • - download from Google Play
DIY TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) Shock Absorber replacement - online guide
Tips & tricks for your TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_)
View more
  • How to change Shock absorbers on TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.3 (SCP12_, SCP13_) - replacement tricks
    5 causes of turbocharger failure | AUTODOC tips
  • Changing Shocks Toyota Yaris Mk1 1.0 (SCP10_) - Replacement Tips
    Headlight Restoration | AUTODOC tips
  • Maintenance Hacks - TOYOTA Yaris Hatchback (_P1_) 1.4 D-4D (NLP10_) Struts replacement guide
    What to do if the belt squeals | AUTODOC tips
  • Replace Struts and shocks on Toyota Yaris Mk1 - free video tips
    TOP 5 mistakes when replacing shock absorbers | AUTODOC tips