How to replace leaf springs

 

How to rplce leaf springs

old rust leaf spring

How to rplce leaf springs

New & replaced leaf spring

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to replace leaf springs

  • Remove wheel disic and brakes
  • Place a jack under axle
  • remove u bolts
  • Attach multi grip to the leaf spring where the spring sit into the trailer
  • Undo bolt and remove leaf spring
How to replace leaf springs

Remove bolt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Attach multi grips to the leaf spring
  • Place into leaf spring slot on trailer
  • lift spring into position
  • Tap bolt through and do up the nut on other side
How to replace leaf springs

Apply vice grips

How to replace leaf springs

Feed leaf spring into slot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to replace leaf springs

Feed into other slot

How to replace leaf springs

Replace bolt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Replace u bolts
  • Insert plate between the leaf spring and axle

 

How to replace leaf springs

hole in plate place in middle of pin

How to replace leaf springs

Insert plate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Place bottom plate to the u bolt
  • Make sure that the bolt oin the middle of the spring sit in the middle hole of the plate
  • Place nuts on u bolts and tighten making sure that both plates are in position

 

How to replace leaf springs

Push plate so bolt sit in slot

How to replace leaf springs

Tighten bolts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Last of all is to make sure that your axle is properly aligned
  • Pick a couple of points on each side of the trailer and take measurements
  • and adjust the axle accordingly
  • Replace wheels back on trailer job done

At the end of the day is so important to routine trailermaintenance. I have seen on so many occasion boat stuck on freeways , on boat ramps through lack of maintenance.

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