I changed the CV half shaft on the passenger side of my truck. I had to remove the lower shock bolt to to remove and install new half shaft. The problem is I can't get the bolt back in the shock mount

Jared Dake

Asked by Jared Jul 13, 2014 at 01:06 AM about the 2008 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew SB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Is there a trick to compress the coil
spring? Thanks.

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I take it you have the rig off the ground in the front and blocked properly, just use a jack and raise the axle just enough to put in the bolt.

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