14-3. FRONT AND REAR SPRING ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Front spring assembly weighs 208 lbs (94 kg). Rear spring assembly weighs 175 lbs (79 kg).
Attach a suitable lifting device prior to installation to prevent possible injury to personnel.
Front and rear spring assemblies are installed in the same way.
Left and right sides are installed in the same way. Left rear spring assembly is shown.
Using a lifting device, position spring
assembly (2) on saddle (27).
Apply lubricating oil to threads of four
Position liner (25), saddle cap (24), four
screws (26), eight washers (23) and four
nuts (22) on spring assembly (2).
Using a lifting device, raise each frame rail (1) and lower stabilizer jacks to 42-1/2 in. (108 cm).
Using a lifting device, lower each frame rail (1) until both spring assemblies (2) are positioned in
brackets (21) and (16).
Raise stabilizer jacks to support frame rails (1).