HOW TO REPLACE SHOCK ABSORBERS: ALFA ROMEO GT
Learn How To Replace Alfa Romeo GT Shock Absorbers
Learn how to replace Alfa Romeo front shock absorbers with our comprehensive guide. The video outlines every step of the process from removing the old shock absorbers to fitting new ones in the vehicle.
Please note that Alfa Romeo shock replacement and maintenance may vary depending on the model and year.
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ALFA ROMEO GT SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT TOOLS
Make sure you have the following vehicle maintenance and repair tools at your disposal:
- KYB Front Shock Absorber for Alfa Romeo GT – R&L: Twin Tube Excel G, Part No: 340025
- Penetrating oil
- Flat head screwdriver
- Jack lift
- Ball joint separator
- Socket wrench: 17, 19mm
- Allen key: 5, 10mm
- Spring compressor
- Shock absorber tool:
ALFA ROMEO FRONT SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT STEPS
- Raise the vehicle using a transmission jack lift
- Remove the front wheel of the vehicle
- Disconnect the wiring and brake hose from the shock mount
- Remove the old shock absorber
- Set up the new shock absorber
- Mount the new shock absorber in the wheel arch
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I know if my Alfa Romeo GT shock absorbers are worn out?
You will know that your Alfa Romeo GT shock absorbers are worn out if you start to experience excessive bouncing, swerving and diving. You might also notice a longer stopping distance and steering wheel vibration.
How many years do Alfa Romeo GT shock absorbers last?
Alfa Romeo GT shocks generally last around 5 years if the vehicle is driven on standard roads. We recommend checking your shock absorbers approximately once a year and having them replaced every 60 000km – 80 000km.
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