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How To Replace Rear Air Shocks 00-14 Chevy Suburban

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  1. step : Removing the Air Shock (0:39)
    • Raise and secure the vehicle
    • Disconnect the wiring harness from the air shock
    • Unclip the air hose from the air shock
    • Pull the hose off the air shock
    • Reset the air hose clip
    • Hold the bottom air shock bolt with a 21mm wrench
    • Remove the bottom 21mm from the air shock
    • Hold the top air shock bolt with a 21mm wrench
    • Remove the top 21mm nut from the air shock
    • Raise the wheel with a floor jack
    • Pull the bolts out of the air shock
    • Pull out the air shock
  2. step : Installing the New Air Shock (2:06)
    • Put the new air shock into place
    • Insert the top 21mm bolt
    • Insert the bottom 21mm bolt
    • Fasten the 21mm nuts onto the bolts
    • Connect the wiring harness to the new air shock
    • Connect the air hose to the air shock
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground

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Hi, I'm Mike from 1A Auto. I hope this how-to video helps you out, and, please, next time you need parts for your vehicle, think of

In this video, we're going to show you how to replace the air shocks on this 2002 Chevy Suburban. It's the same part and similar process on these Suburbans with the air shocks from 2000 to 2013. The items you'll need for this are new air shocks from, 21mm socket and ratchet with an extension, 21mm wrench, pry bar, and jack and jack stands.

Start off by disconnecting this harness. Just pull up the tab and pull it free. For the air hose, you want to pull down on this clip and then pull the hose free. Then, push the clip back in to reset it. Now you want to remove this 21mm nut and this 21mm nut. Using a ratchet and a wrench, remove those and we'll fast forward as Mike does this. Jack up the wheel unless your vehicle is on the ground then you'll be all set and then pull those two bolts out. You can pull your suspension forward and out.

On the bottom is the old air shock. Above it is the new one from 1A Auto. You can see they're identical and will fit exactly the same. Put your new air shock up into place and replace that top bolt first, and then, push the lower one into place and replace those bolts and the 21mm nuts. Push your harness into place and then push your air hose into place and you're all set.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 21mm wrench

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