rear springs

Discussion in 'Prius c Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by novaz, Jun 20, 2019.

  1. novaz

    novaz Junior Member

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    I have just replaced the rear shocks on m 2015 prius c and was thinking about replacing the rear springs now I live off grid so don't have very good working area but make do best I can is it a difficult job and do I need spring compressors cant seem to find youtube vids for the C
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  2. Bryce Husserl

    Bryce Husserl Junior Member

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    I would suggest you use spring compressors, people have gotten seriously hurt without using them. However if you have a car Jack and compressor springs, it's a few bolts off the back springs and it's a little more in depth with the front.
     
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    Why would you need to replace springs on a 2015 car? Car coil springs last decades of abuse before beginning to sag.
     
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    Removing the rear springs is as easy as disconnecting the damper lower bolts and letting the torsion beam droop. Pull old springs out, put new ones in. But I agree with the above--why on earth do you want to replace 4-year old springs?
     
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    If you need more load carrying over bumps just add Firestone load air bags inside the spring it easy only a few minutes i suggest lube them up with lots of dish soap makes it much easier.
    I filled mine with nitrogen just because I have it as part of my job supplies. Only 5 PSI when empty upto 30 PSI full load.
    Daly I have over 800 lb minimum we’ll over 1000 lb to 1200 lb plus a trailer when fully loaded going to a big job.
     
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