Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 1.4 TDCi, FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 1.3, FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 1.3, FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 1.6 16V, FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 1.25 16V, FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 1.25 16V, FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 1.6 TDCi View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear springs on FORD FIESTA V JH, JD [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: coil springs – Ford Fiesta V JH JD. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Drive socket # 15
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: coil springs – Ford Fiesta V JH JD. 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 – Ford Fiesta V JH JD. 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 #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
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    Clean the shock absorber fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 8
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #15. Use a tap 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.
    Replacement: coil springs – Ford Fiesta V JH JD. Tip:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies 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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    Clean the shock absorber fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 13
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #15. Use a tap wrench.
  14. Step 14
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  15. Step 15
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    Remove the mounting from under the rear axle beam.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: coil springs – Ford Fiesta V JH JD. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  16. Step 16
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    Remove the spring.
    Replacement: coil springs – Ford Fiesta V JH JD. AUTODOC recommends:
    Inspect the rubber mounts of the suspension spring. Replace if necessary.
  17. Step 17
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    Clean the coil spring mounting seats. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  18. Step 18
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    Install the coil spring together with the rubber mounts into the mounting seats.
  19. Step 19
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    Support the rear suspension beam. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  20. Step 20
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    Install the fastening bolt.
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