How do you replace the front shocks on a 1996 Chevy Astro?
The shocks are very easy to replace. You have 2 bolts holding the bottem on and 1 on the top. Remove the from wheels. You can use common ratchet set. Don't take to shop. Replace them yourself. Will take no more than an hour with an unexperienced mechanic.. The rear are the same, except do not remove the wheel. Easy stuff.
Jack car up and remove tires for easy access, then simply unbolt front shocks and replace with new shocks. On the rear some models come with a type of ride leveling shock that will be noticeably fatter than a normal shock, this type of shock called Nivomat MUST be replaced with a comparable expensive Nivomat shock or you need to buy a replacement kit that includes new springs and regular shocks, this kit uses different…
97 Chevy 1500 at highway speed if you hit a bump the truck starts to bounce will stop if you slow down?
The 4Runner doesn't have struts; it has coil-over shocks in front. After removing the old shocks a spring compressor is required to remove the springs and install them on the new shocks. Take it to a front end shop that has the proper compressor and tools; it's very dangerous if you don't have good equipment and experience. The rear shocks are easy to replace by yourself.