Chevrolet Cobalt Service & Repair Manual: Coil Spring, Replace

Rear

1. Raise and support vehicle.
2. Support rear axle with suitable jack stands near each shock absorber.
3. Remove U-clips from rear axle brake hose brackets.
4. Remove lower shock bolts.
5. Slowly lower rear axle to remove tension from springs.
6. Remove spring.
7. Remove upper spring seat/jounce bumper from spring.
8. Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
  a. Torque wheel lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs.
  b. Torque brake hose fittings to 14 ft. lbs.
  c. Torque shock absorber lower bolt to 81 ft. lbs.
  d. Torque shock absorber upper bolt to 66 ft. lbs.
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