[Vwdiesel] Rear suspension issues

Lee Hillsgrove hillsgrove at adelphia.net
Fri Jul 18 23:22:08 EDT 2003

  Seems it all boiled
> >
> >down to a small snap ring that had jumped out of the grove.  It holds the
> >spring
> >perch in place on the strut shaft.
> Yes, the snap ring fits into agroove in the shaft, and a  slight recess in
> washer that's just below the upper spring seat. The washer goes on before
> the spring seat, examine it for the slight groove (easy to miss) that
> retains the spring clip.

  Ah, yes, it's all coming back to me now. Loren and Sandy speaketh the
truth. I had similar experiences when doing rear shocks.


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