Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FIAT GRANDE PUNTO (199) 1.3 D Multijet, FIAT PUNTO EVO (199) 1.3 D Multijet

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to replace front springs / front coil springs on FIAT PUNTO 199 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 18
HEX bit no.H6.
HEX bit no.H8.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Clip removal tool
Phillips screwdriver
Round-nose pliers
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Both coil springs of the front suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right coil springs of the front suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
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    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
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    Step 3
    Remove the clips of the plastic cowl grille.Use a clip removal tool.
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    Step 4
    Unscrew the fasteners of the cowl grille. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
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    Step 5
    Remove the cowl grille seal.
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    Step 6
    Raise the wiper plastic cowl grille.
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    Step 7
    Clean the fasteners of the shock strut upper mount.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 8
    Loosen the upper fastener of the shock strut mount.Use a combination spanner #18.Use HEX No.H6.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 9
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 10
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 11
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 12
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
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    Step 13
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 14
    Disconnect the wiring and the brake hose from the bracket on the shock strut.Use round-nose pliers.
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    Step 15
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners.Clean the fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 16
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut.Use a drive socket #15.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 17
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
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    Step 18
    Unscrew the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle.Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #18.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 19
    Prop up the steering knuckle.Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 20
    Remove the fastening bolts.
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    Step 21
    Disconnect the steering knuckle from the shock absorber strut.
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    Step 22
    Unscrew the top fastening of the shock strut mount.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock strut when undoing the fastening bolts.
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    Step 23
    Remove the suspension strut.
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    Step 24
    Set the shock absorber strut on the spring compressor tool.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Note that when using a spring compressor, spring coils need to be securely gripped, compressing the spring on the opposite sides.Ensure the correct position of the spring in the retainer.Make sure that the spring coils tightly entered the lock handles.
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    Step 25
    Compress the spring.
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    Step 26
    Treat the shock strut rod.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 27
    Remove the strut piston rod nut.Use HEX No.H6.Use a drive socket #18.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 28
    Remove the top strut mount.
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    Step 29
    Release the coil spring.
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    Step 30
    Remove the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Τhoroughly examine the shock absorber mount, dust boot, bump stop. Replace them if necessary.
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    Step 31
    Remove the spring.
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    Step 32
    Install the spring on the shock absorber.
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    Step 33
    Compress the spring.
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    Step 34
    Install the boot and a bump stop onto the shock absorber.
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    Step 35
    Install the upper strut mount and the strut mount bearing.
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    Step 36
    Tighten the shock strut piston rod nut.Use HEX No.H8.Use a drive socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check to make sure the spring is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment.
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    Step 37
    Decompress the spring.
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    Step 38
    Treat the shock strut rod.Use copper grease.
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    Step 39
    Remove the assembled shock strut.
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    Step 40
    Install the shock strut into the wheel arch.
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    Step 41
    Screw the top fastening of the shock strut mount.Do not tighten it.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock strut when screwing the fastening bolts in.
    Step 42
    Treat the shock strut mounting seat on the steering knuckle.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 43
    Fix the shock absorber strut on the steering knuckle.
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    Step 44
    Install the fastening bolts.
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    Step 45
    Screw in the fastener that connects the shock strut to the steering knuckle.Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #18.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 46
    Remove the support from under the steering knuckle.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms.
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    Step 47
    Connect the fastener of the ABS sensor cable to the shock absorber strut.Fasten the brake hose on the strut.Use round-nose pliers.
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    Step 48
    Tighten the lower fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle.Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #18.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 85 Nm torque.
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    Step 49
    Ιnstall the transverse stabilizer link.
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    Step 50
    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut.Use a drive socket #15.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 55 Nm torque.
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    Step 51
    Treat the shock strut fasteners.Use copper grease.
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    Step 52
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim.Use copper grease.
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    Step 53
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 54
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 55
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 56
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
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    Step 57
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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    Step 58
    Tighten the upper fastener of the shock absorber strut mount.Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #18.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 52 nm torque.
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    Step 59
    Treat the fasteners of the shock strut mount.Use copper grease.
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    Step 60
    Install and secure the cowl grille.
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    Step 61
    Tighten the fasteners of the cowl grille. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
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    Step 62
    Install the fasteners of the wiper plastic cowl grille.
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    Step 63
    Install the cowl grille seal.
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    Step 64
    Remove the fender protection cover.
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    Step 65
    Close the hood.
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