What is this plastic thing on the front shock bolt?

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  1. Armstrong001

    Armstrong001 New Member

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    And how do I get it off?

    2003 liberty 2.4l 4wd. Trying to get these front shocks and springs replaced. I have all the nuts loosened but this one. I dont want to damage this but cant seem to get it off.

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    It had a rubber hose attached but I cant tell where it goes.
     
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    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Breather for the front diff
    Just pulls up off, and connect the hose back up so you do not forget it
    Are you lifting it ?
     
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    Armstrong001 New Member

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    No, the springs were sagging so I needed to replace them. This is my wife's jeep, will probably never go more off road than some easy trails or gravel forest service roads.

    I was worried about breaking it. I put a little more pressure on it and it popped off. Thanks.
     
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    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    springs and shocks both all around I hope, no use just replacing springs, use either Bilstein or OME front shocks, rest are pretty much junk

    Rear about the same
     
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    Make sure you get the breather hose reattched to it!