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This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear springs / rear coil springs on CITROEN C1 (PM, PN)[TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Springs for C1 (PM_, PN_) and other CITROËN models
Tools
Replacement: coil springs – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 14
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: coil springs – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. 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 – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. Use the following procedure:
  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 #17.
  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.
    Replacement: coil springs – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  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
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    Support the rear suspension beam. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  8. Step 8
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 9
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the mounting from under the rear axle beam.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: coil springs – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  11. Step 11
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    Support the rear suspension beam. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  12. Step 12
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  13. Step 13
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  14. Step 14
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    Remove the mounting from under the rear axle beam.
    Replacement: coil springs – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms.
  15. Step 15
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    Remove the spring.
    Replacement: coil springs – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. Professionals recommend:
    Inspect the rubber mounts of the suspension spring. Replace if necessary.
  16. Step 16
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    Clean the coil spring mounting seats. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  17. Step 17
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    Install the coil spring together with the rubber mounts into the mounting seats.
  18. Step 18
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    Support the rear suspension beam. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  19. Step 19
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    Install the fastening bolt.
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