Introduction

The suspension of the truck is responsible for its steering stability and ability to drive over rough terrain. Through regular use, the springs and rods of the suspension may become damaged; this is a guide to replace those parts.

Parts

No parts required.

From the top view, remove each of the four pins that hold the casing in place. From the top view, remove each of the four pins that hold the casing in place.
  • From the top view, remove each of the four pins that hold the casing in place.

Slowly pull the casing up to remove it.
  • Slowly pull the casing up to remove it.

Using a Phillips 1 screwdriver, completely unscrew the 8mm screw located in the center of the wheel. Repeat this step for other wheels if needed.
  • Using a Phillips 1 screwdriver, completely unscrew the 8mm screw located in the center of the wheel. Repeat this step for other wheels if needed.

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Carefully pull the wheel off of its axle.  Repeat for other wheels as necessary.
  • Carefully pull the wheel off of its axle. Repeat for other wheels as necessary.

After removing the rear wheels, remove the 8mm screw under each spring with a Phillips 1 screwdriver.
  • After removing the rear wheels, remove the 8mm screw under each spring with a Phillips 1 screwdriver.

Slide off the bottom part of the rod connected to the chassis.
  • Slide off the bottom part of the rod connected to the chassis.

Pull the black washer inside the spring downwards and towards the truck's rear simultaneously in order to remove the suspension. Pull the black washer inside the spring downwards and towards the truck's rear simultaneously in order to remove the suspension. Pull the black washer inside the spring downwards and towards the truck's rear simultaneously in order to remove the suspension.
  • Pull the black washer inside the spring downwards and towards the truck's rear simultaneously in order to remove the suspension.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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