How to fit a front shock absorber on a PEUGEOT 207

This video details the steps you must follow in order to fit a Monroe rear Shock Absorber on a PEUGEOT BOXER. Learn how to remove a rear shock absorber from aPEUGEOT BOXER and how to place it back. This video will show you the tools you need to fit or replace a Monroe shock absorber on the rear axle of aPEUGEOT BOXER.

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Please Note: This video is for guidance only and intended exclusively for professional technicians. Shock absorbers and struts are safety- critical components of a vehicle. Monroe recommends inspection & replacement of shock absorbers and struts only by trained professionals within a workshop environment, respecting all aspects of health & safety.

SUSPENSION / SHOCK ABSORBER > MOUNTING / DEMOUNTING

PEUGEOT – 207

SUSPENSION / SHOCK ABSORBER -> MOUNTING / DEMOUNTING
Procedure info
Description: Front shock absorbers removal/refitting
Month/Year: 02/2006 –> 01/2015
Vehicle data
Vehicle: PEUGEOT – 207
Month/Year: 02/2006 –> 01/2015
Engine code:
Procedure details

Front shock absorber removal

1) KEY TO SIMBOLS

2) Equipment

Special tools TOOL CODE
Spring compressor
Torque wrench
SPECIAL TOOL 6310-T1
Spreading tool FACOM DS-J5
Special tools TOOL CODE

3) To perform the following operations, you will need to:
4) Lift the vehicle on the lift.
5) Remove front wheels.
6) Fit tool 6310-T1 and unscrew the hub nut ( Figure 1 )
Figure 1

7) Unscrew the screw and remove the indicated pipes. ( Figure 2 )
Figure 2


8) Attention
9) Seal the hoses while carrying out the operations.
10) Unscrew the indicated screw and detach the wiring. ( Figure 3 ) ( Figure 4 )
Figure 3

Figure 4

11) Unscrew the indicated nut and detach the steering rod from the spindle. ( Figure 5 )
Figure 5

12) Unscrew the indicated screws and remove the brake caliper. ( Figure 6 )
Figure 6

13) Unscrew the indicated screws and remove the brake disk. ( Figure 7 )
Figure 7

14) Unscrew the indicated bolt and detach the spindle from the lower arm. ( Figure 8 )
Figure 8

15) Detach the half-shaft from the hub.
16) Unscrew the indicated nut and disconnect the rod. ( Figure 9 )
Figure 9

17) Remove wiper arms.
18) Disassemble the ventilation grill.
19) Unscrew the indicated nut and remove the cup. ( Figure 10 )
Figure 10

20) Remove the shock absorber – spring – spindle assembly.
21) Unscrew the indicated bolt. ( Figure 11 )
Figure 11

22) Detach the shock absorber from the spindle using tool FACOM DS-J5. (Figure12 )
Figure 12

23) Detach the strut from the spindle.
24) Compress the spring. ( Figure 13 )
Figure 13

25) Unscrew the nut and remove the indicated components. ( Figure 14 )
Figure 14


26) Be sure to dispose used components according to the laws. Ask local authorities for further information about recycling.
 
RE-ASSEMBLY

1) Attention
2) Always replace screws and self-locking nuts.
3) Fit the indicated components and tighten the nut. ( Figure 15 )
Figure 15

4) Decompress the spring. ( Figure 16 )
Figure 16

5) Install the strut on the spindle.
6) Attention

7) Check the shock absorber correct positioning. ( Figure 17 )
Figure 17

 
8) Fit the strut – spindle assembly.

9) Attention
10) Check the shock absorber correct positioning.
11) Vehicles up to OPR 10628: ( Figure 18 )
12) Fit the shock absorber mounting centering pin. ( Figure 18 )
Figure 18

13) Vehicles from OPR 10629: ( Figure 19 )
14) Align the components using a suitable tool. ( Figure 19 )
Figure 19

 
 
15) Proceed in reverse order to the dismounting.

16) Attention
17) Bleed the brake circuit.
18) Fit front wheels.
19) Return the car to the ground.
20) Check axle geometries.

Part Tightening torque
Shock absorber top mounting nut 75 Nm
Shock absorber – wheel arch nut 75 Nm
Anti-roll bar rod ball joint nut 43 Nm
Shock absorber – spindle bolt 54 Nm
Brake caliper springs 105 Nm
Lower arm ball joint screws 40 Nm
Brake disk screw 10 Nm
Wheel screws 100 Nm
Wheel hub nut (with 72mm wheel bearing) 245 Nm
Wheel hub nut (with 82mm wheel bearing) 325 Nm
Steering rod ball joint nut 35 Nm
Wheel speed sensor screw 80 Nm
Brake pads retaining screw 30 Nm
Part Tightening torque

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5 Comments
  1. Fredrik Wilhelmsson Blache

    Followed all the steps, Good guidance

  2. Fredrik Wilhelmsson Blache

    Good

  3. Fredrik Wilhelmsson Blache

    Done this job a few years ago . Followed the Monroe steps

  4. Fredrik Wilhelmsson Blache

    The steps where informational

  5. Fredrik Wilhelmsson Blache

    Did’t now that this kind off tool exist, very smart invention.

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