Fiat Uno Manual

Rear shock absorber - removal and refitting
Suspension / Rear shock absorber - removal and refitting


1 Open the tailgate and remove the cover from the shock absorber top mounting which is located within the luggage area (photo).

8.1 Rear shock absorber upper mounting cover
8.1 Rear shock absorber upper mounting cover

2 Hold the flats on the spindle with an open-ended spanner and then unscrew the self-locking nut.

3 Working under the car, disconnect the shock absorber lower mounting.

4 Withdraw the unit from under the wing.

5 The shock absorber can be tested as described in Section 2.

6 Refitting is a reversal of removal. Tighten mounting nuts and bolts to the specified torque.

Fig. 11.8 Rear suspension components (Sec 8)
Fig. 11.8 Rear suspension components (Sec 8)


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