HOW TO REPLACE SHOCK ABSORBERS: TOYOTA VERSO & TOYOTA PRIUS
Learn how to replace Toyota Verso and Toyota Prius 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 Toyota shock replacement and maintenance may vary depending on the model and year.
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TOYOTA VERSO & TOYOTA PRIUS SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT TOOLS
Make sure you have the following vehicle maintenance and repair tools at your disposal:
- KYB Front Shock Absorber for Toyota Verso – R&L: Twin Tube Excel G, Part No: 339243
- KYB Front Shock Absorber for Toyota Prius – R&L: Twin Tube Excel G, Part No: 349035
- Penetrating oil
- Jack lift
- Socket wrench: 10, 14 19, 22 mm
- Spanner: 6, 14, 22 mm
- Spring compressor
TOYOTA VERSO & TOYOTA PRIUS FRONT SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT STEPS
- Disconnect the wiring and brake hose
- Remove the old shock absorber
- Compress the coil spring of the old shock absorber
- Install the new shock absorber coil spring
- Mount the new shock absorber in the wheel arch
MASTER EACH STEP WITH OUR TOYOTA VERSO & TOYOTA PRIUS SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT VIDEO
Frequently Asked Questions
When should I change the shocks on my Toyota Prius?
Toyota Prius shock absorbers need to be changed every 80 000-160 000 kilometres. If you notice that your shocks are leaking, broken, or damaged you should consider changing them as soon as possible.
How long should my Toyota Verso’s shocks last?
Your Toyota Verso’s shocks should last 5-10 years under ideal driving conditions. Multiple factors could affect your Toyota’s lifespan and this includes manufacturer fault, bad roads, overloading your vehicle, hard braking, and aggressive driving. Your shocks should be checked at every service.
How do I know if my Toyota needs new shocks?
You will know your Toyota needs new shocks if your car is bouncing more than usual, especially after going over a bump. This could mean that your shock absorbers need to be replaced.
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