2008 Mercury grand marquis LS - Shock 5993 - How Tight Should The Top Nut Be?

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2008 Mercury grand marquis LS - Shock 5993 - How Tight Should The Top Nut Be?

Started by Ed 269 days ago Replies (2)

Hoe tight should the the threaded top nut be on the first bushing (where do I stop?). 

Also:  Should this nut be tightened with the rear wheels on or off the ground?

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  • Tenneco Tech Rep Jack M 269 days ago

    Ed,

    You will want to tighten the retaining nut until the bushings expand to be roughly the same size as the retaining washers. This should be done with the weight of the vehicle on the ground.

    -Jack

  • Ed 269 days ago

    Great!

    Many thanks for the quick response...