Important!
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 shock absorber on TOYOTA AYGO 1 (AB10) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: shock absorbers – Toyota Aygo AB1. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Combination spanner #14
Drive socket # 17
Wheel impact socket #19
Torque wrench
Locking pliers
Phillips screwdriver
Clip removal tool
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: shock absorbers – Toyota Aygo AB1. AUTODOC experts 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 – Toyota Aygo AB1. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #19.
  2. Step 3
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    Open the boot lid.
  3. Step 4
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    Remove the clips of the boot side lining. Use a clip removal tool.
  4. Step 5
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    Unscrew the fastener of the boot side lining. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  5. Step 6
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    Detach the boot side lining.
  6. Step 7
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    Remove the mount cap from the shock absorber upper fastener.
  7. Step 8
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    Unscrew the upper fastener of the shock absorber. Use a combination spanner #14 (2 pieces). Use locking pliers.
  8. Step 9
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  9. Step 10
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: shock absorbers – Toyota Aygo AB1. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the wheel.
  11. Step 12
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    Clean the shock absorber fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  12. Step 13
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    Support the rear suspension beam. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  13. Step 14
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #17.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the shock absorber while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Toyota Aygo AB1
  14. Step 15
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    Remove the shock absorber.
  15. Step 16
    Remove the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop.
    Replacement: shock absorbers – Toyota Aygo AB1. Professionals recommend:
    Examine the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop. Replace them if necessary. Before installing a new shock absorber you should pump it manually 3-5 times.
    Step 17
    Install the dust sleeve and the bump stop on the new shock absorber.
    Step 18
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    Treat the shock absorber mounting seats. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  16. Step 19
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    Place the shock absorber in the wheel arch and secure it.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the shock absorber while screwing in the fastening bolts. Toyota Aygo AB1
  17. Step 20
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    Raise the hydraulic transmission jack by 10-15 cm. Tighten the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #17. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 48 Nm torque.
  18. Step 21
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    Screw the upper fastener of the shock absorber.
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