rear suspension strut - Panic over!

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rear suspension strut - Panic over!

Post by maxgreenwood » Thu Mar 20, 2014 6:25 pm

i think the piston may have come out of the suspension cylinder last night before i removed the rear arm - how do i get it back in? Maybe it hasn't but its moving around alot within the gaitor and i can't push it back in.

i followed Mat Fenwick's writeup, system pressure is all gone, i wonder if i have residual pressure in there, don't know how. I have left the brake LHM feed pipes connected to the calliper.

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Re: rear suspension strut - Panic over!

Post by maxgreenwood » Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:48 pm

Panic over, eased back in nicely with a bit of leverage :D
'92 16TXS (m), Dark metallic green, 74k
'90 16TZS (m), White, 86k
'89 19TRS auto, Olympic Blue, 133k
'88 Saab 900 8v Turbo (auto) 107k Red with Tan leather, lovely drive and well maintained.
'07 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi 85k (m). Practical family wagon