Toyota Land Cruiser

FJ60, FJ62 and FJ80 1980-1997 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Toyota Land Cruiser
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Cooling systems, heating
+ 5. Fuel and exhaust systems
+ 6. System of decrease in toxicity
+ 7. Transmission
+ 8. Brake system
- 9. Suspension brackets and steering
   9.1. Technical characteristics
   9.2. Stabilizer of a forward suspension bracket and plugs
   9.3. Forward and back shock-absorbers
   9.4. Springs and plugs
   9.5. Springs of suspension brackets (FJ80 car)
   9.6. Cross bar (FJ80 car)
   9.7. Levers of a suspension bracket (FJ80 car)
   9.8. Rotary fist
   9.9. Steering wheel
   9.10. Steering drafts
   9.11. Reducer
   9.12. Pump of the hydraulic booster
   9.13. Removal of air from the power steering
   9.14. Wheels and tires
   9.15. Angles of installation of forward wheels
+ 10. Body
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Electrical circuitries


9.3. Forward and back shock-absorbers


Shock-absorber of a forward and back suspension bracket

1, 11. Nut

2. Plate

3. Forward shock-absorber

4, 6, 8. Plate

5, 7. Plug

9. Nut

10, 12, 14. Buffer

13. Arm

15. Bolt

16. Back shock-absorber

17, 19. Plug

18. Washer

20. Bolt

21, 22. Plate


1. Lift the car and remove a wheel. Substitute a support under a beam about the removed shock-absorber.
2. Disconnect the top fastenings of shock-absorbers. If necessary moisten a nut and a hairpin with the getting liquid and hold a hairpin an alligator wrench (lysk on a hairpin small and can be easily broken).
3. Investigate the lower fastening and remove the shock-absorber.


1. At installation be guided by the instruction attached to the new shock-absorber.
2. If pneumoshock-absorbers are installed, then cut off a band only after fixing of the top part of the shock-absorber.
3. Shake the shock-absorber up-down that plugs sat down in the place. Tighten the top nut and get the lower earring on a fastening bolt, at the same time releasing a band (at installation of the new shock-absorber).
4. Delay fastenings with the set moment.
5. Establish a wheel and lower the car.