Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
ABARTH 500 / 595 / 695 Hatchback (312_) 1.4 (312.AXD1A), ABARTH 500 / 595 / 695 Hatchback (312_) 1.4 (312.AXF11, 312.AXF1A, 312.AXD1A) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear springs on ABARTH 500 (312) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: coil springs – Abarth 595. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Wheel impact socket #19
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: coil springs – Abarth 595. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Both coil springs of the rear suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right coil springs of the rear suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: coil springs – Abarth 595. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #19.
  3. Step 3
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Abarth 595
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Clean the shock absorber fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Springs replacement on Abarth 595 1.4 (312.AXT1A) 2014 - download illustrated guide
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  8. Step 8
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #19. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the shock absorber while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Abarth 595
  9. Step 9
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    Detach the lower part of the shock absorber. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the support from under the rear arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: coil springs – Abarth 595. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  11. Step 11.1
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    Pull down the rear suspension beam.
    Step 11.2
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    Use a crowbar. Take out the spring.
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