2005 Toyota RAV4 Q&A
2005 Toyota RAV4 Question: replace rear shocks and struts
Your Rav4 has rear shocks and the book time to replace both shocks is .8 hrs, the shock has washers and a nut on top and a bolt and nut on the bottom, go to http://www.autozone.com/autozone/ and sign up its free and put in your vehicles info and click on rear suspension then click on shocks and click on repair guide , there you will see a diagram and instructions on shock replacement. - hemicuda
I need to know how to change rear shocks on my A4 Audi. I'm having a problem figuring out how to get to the top bolt. - Visitor
how to change rear shocks on 2005 rav4 - beechee
On 1999 Rav4, replacing the springs on the front struts requires a special machine. You can remove front strut assembly easily, but you need to take it to a local garage that has the machine to replace the springs. Normal spring coil compressors will not work. Local tire dealership chraged me $27 to replace spring on two struts. Toyota dealer wanted $175 to swap springs. - Visitor
want to know if is too hard change shocks what tools do i need?