Toyota 4 Runner/Hilux/Surf

1987-1998 of release

Repair and operation of the car

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+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Systems of heating, ventilation
+ 5. Fuel and exhaust systems
+ 6. Transmissions
+ 7. Transmission elements
+ 8. Brake system
- 9. Suspension bracket and steering
   9.1. Specifications
   9.2. Springs and shock-absorbers (racks) of a forward suspension bracket
   9.3. Stabilizer of a forward suspension bracket
   9.4. Rotary fist
   9.5. Forward nave and bearing
   9.6. Spherical support
   9.7. Top lever
   9.8. Lower lever
   9.9. Back shock-absorbers
   9.10. Back stabilizer of cross stability
   9.11. Cross bar of the back bridge
   9.12. Back springs
   9.13. Longitudinal bars of the back bridge
   9.14. Steering wheel
   9.15. Tip of steering drafts
   9.16. Cover of the steering mechanism
   9.17. Steering mechanism
   9.18. Pump of the hydraulic booster
   9.19. Power steering
   9.20. Corners of installation of forward wheels
+ 10. Body
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Electroschemes

9.2. Springs and shock-absorbers (racks) of a forward suspension bracket


Details of a rack of a forward suspension bracket

1, 4. Plate

2, 5. Pillow

3. Top cup of a suspension bracket

6. Spring

7. Shock-absorber

8. Plug


Keep in mind that procedure of removal of springs the extremely dangerous. For compression of springs use the regular checked adaptation.

When replacing springs or shock-absorbers separately consider that the cost of separate details is only not much lower than racks assembled.

1. Lift a front of the car and remove forward wheels.
2. Turn off a nut (it is specified by an arrow) and a bolt of fastening are resistant to the lower lever.
3. Turn off three nuts of fastening of a rack to a frame arm (are specified by shooters).


Not to turn off the central nut.

4. Remove a rack.
5. Check a condition of shock-absorbers, existence of dents, cracks and traces of a leak.
6. Check a condition of rounds of springs and durability of basic cups.
7. At detection of damages replace shock-absorbers and springs.
8. Establish a new rack upside-down.
9. Clamp the lower part of a rack in a vice through laying.
10. Squeeze a spring by means of the adaptation so that to release the top plate.
11. Turn out a rod nut, a key holding a rod from a provorachivaniye.
12. Remove a plate, a pillow and the top cup.
13. Remove the squeezed spring and put in a safe place.
14. Remove the lower plate and a pillow.
15. Check a condition of pillows and plates, replace the damaged details with cracks and deformations.
16. Assembly and installation are carried out upside-down.