Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 2.0, NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 2.0 Allrad, NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 1.6 dCi Allrad, NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 1.6 dCi, NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 1.5 dCi, NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 2.0 dCi, NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 2.0 dCi Allrad, NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 1.5 dCi, NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 1.6, NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 2.0, NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 2.0 Allrad View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear shock absorber on NISSAN QASHQAI (J10, NJ10) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: shock absorbers – Nissan Qashqai J10. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #16
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #21
Ratchet wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: shock absorbers – Nissan Qashqai J10. Professionals recommend:
  • Both shock absorbers of the rear suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock absorbers of the rear suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: shock absorbers – Nissan Qashqai J10. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #21.
  2. Step 3
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  3. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Nissan Qashqai J10
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Clean the shock absorber fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
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    Unscrew the upper fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 8
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Replacement: shock absorbers – Nissan Qashqai J10. AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock absorber when undoing the fastening bolts.
  8. Step 9
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    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  9. Step 10
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the shock absorber.
  11. Step 12
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    Clean the shock absorber mounting seats. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Replacement: shock absorbers – Nissan Qashqai J10. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Before installing a new shock absorber you should pump it manually 3-5 times.
  12. Step 13
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    Place a new shock absorber into the wheel arch.
  13. Step 14
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    Install the fastening bolts.
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