Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.2 16V 80 (188.233, .235, .253, .255, .333, .353, .639,..., FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD 80 (188.237, .257, .337, .357), FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.9 DS 60 (188.031, .051, .231, .251), FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear springs / rear coil springs on FIAT PUNTO 2 (188) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: coil springs – Fiat Punto 188. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #19
Torque wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: coil springs – Fiat Punto 188. 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 – Fiat Punto 188. Recommended sequence of 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:
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  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Support the rear suspension beam. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  7. Step 7
    Clean the shock absorber fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 8
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #18.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  9. Step 10
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    Remove the mounting from under the rear axle beam.
    Replacement: coil springs – Fiat Punto 188. Professionals recommend:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms.
  10. Step 11
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    Support the rear suspension beam. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  11. Step 12
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #18.
  12. Step 13
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    Remove the mounting from under the rear axle beam.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: coil springs – Fiat Punto 188. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  13. Step 14
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    Take out the spring.
  14. Step 15
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    Remove the rubber spring spacer.
  15. Step 16
    Install the rubber spacer on the new coil spring.
    Step 17
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    Clean the coil spring mounting seats. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  16. Step 18
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    Install the spring.
    Replacement: coil springs – Fiat Punto 188. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Make sure that the coil spring is correctly positioned in its mounting seats.
  17. Step 19
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    Support the rear suspension beam. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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