Replaces

2002-2006 Nissan Altima Rear Shock Absorber Pair

Part Details

  • Location: Rear
  • Quantity: Pair

  • New

These replacement shock absorbers are just what you need to get your vehicle in good working order again!

Specifications:

  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) REAR
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

We recommend replacing shocks in pairs and performing an alignment after replacement.

Lifetime Warranty

Effective June 23, 2014: This item is backed by a manufacturer's Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. Removing the Strut
    • Raise and secure the vehicle
    • Apply penetrating oil to the two 12mm bolts
    • Remove the two 12mm nuts from the top of the strut
    • Remove the 18mm bolt from the bottom of the strut
    • Pry the strut up and off its mounting with a pry bar
    • Pull out the strut and the rubber cap
  2. Preparing the New Strut
    • Put the old strut in a vise
    • Remove the 14mm nut from the top of the strut
    • Pull off the outer part of the strut
    • Slide the outer part of the strut onto the new strut
    • Put the new strut into a vise
    • Tighten the 14mm nut onto the new strut
  3. Installing the New Strut
    • Put the rubber cap on top of the new strut
    • Slide the new strut into place
    • Line up the new strut onto its studs
    • Insert the 12mm nuts onto the strut
    • Push the bottom of the strut into place with a hammer and a pry bar
    • Insert the 18mm bolt into the bottom of the strut

How-to Video:

(04:55 min)

Tools List:

    Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Penetrating Oil

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Vise Grip Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 12mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 14mm Wrench




Vehicle Fit

  • 2002-2006 Nissan Altima Rear Shock Absorber Pair
$60.45
Part #: 1ASSP00071

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