Replaces

1999-2004 Pontiac Montana Front Strut & Spring Assembly (Monroe Quick-Strut)

Part Details

  • Front / Rear Location: Front

This part replaces:

  • Monroe 271670

  • New

Monroe Quick-Strut® Assembly: 271670

This is a new MONROE strut and spring assembly. We recommend replacing struts in pairs and performing an alignment after replacement.

Specifications:

  • Quantity: (1) Quick Strut

  • Side: Either LH (Driver Side) or RH (Passenger Side)

  • Location: FRONT

  • Vehicle Type: All

  • Engine Size: All

Quick and easy... remove and replace one piece! No need to take apart entire assembly. No need to compress coil springs. Do the complete job right the first time. Enhances the handling, safety and performance of your vehicle.

Includes the following preassembled components:

  1. Upper Mount
  2. Upper Spring Isolator
  3. Upper Spring Seat
  4. Coil Spring
  5. Boot Kit
  6. Lower Spring Isolator
  7. Premium Strut

The revolutionary Monroe Quick-Strut unit is the first complete, ready-to-install replacement strut assembly available! Monroe Quick-Strut units include all the components required for strut replacement in a single, fully-assembled unit. They feature pre-assembled replacement upper mount, upper and lower spring isolators, upper spring seat, coil spring, boot kit, and a premium strut. This breakthrough design saves on installation time by eliminating having to disassemble components and compress the coil spring prior to installation. Each Quick-Strut assembly features application-engineered valving to optimize each vehicle's unique ride and handling characteristics.

In the past, replacing struts required specialized tools to compress, remove and transfer the spring. Our new strut and spring assemblies make this job much simpler for the do it yourself mechanic. This part comes pre-assembled. Jack up and support the vehicle with jack stands. Remove the wheel. Unbolt the top mounts and the bottom from the suspension and replace the whole unit. The large bottom bolts usually require an impact wrench and socket for removal. When reassembling, be sure to torque all nuts and bolts to their proper specifications. Do not use impact tools when reassembling.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a 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.

Warranty Note: Tenneco Inc. warrants qualifying Monroe® products against defects and wear-out when used on private passenger cars and light trucks under normal operating conditions for as long as such original purchaser owns the vehicle on which they were originally installed.

Tenneco's obligation under this warranty is limited to replacement of the worn-out or defective product in accordance with this warranty. Cost of removal and installation are not included, and any incidental and consequential damages are excluded under this warranty, regardless of when the failure occurs. This warranty has no cash value. This warranty does not apply to products which have been modified, improperly applied or installed on vehicles used for commercial or racing purposes. Qualifying Products are Monroe OESpectrum Shocks and Struts, Monroe Reflex Shocks and Struts, Monroe Sensa-Trac Shocks and Struts, Monroe Quick-Strut replacement assemblies, Monroe Gas-Magnum Shocks

Quickly and easy... remove and replace one piece! No need to take apart entire assembly. No need to compress coil springs. Do the complete job right the first time. Enhances the handling, safety and performance of your vehicle.

Includes the following preassembled components :

  • Bearing Plate
  • Upper Spring Isolator
  • Upper Spring Seat
  • Coil Spring
  • Boot Kit
  • Lower Spring Isolator
  • Premium Strut

The revolutionary Monroe Quick-Strut comes with a Limited Lifetime Warranty* and is the first complete, ready-to-install replacement strut assembly available! Monroe Quick-Strut units include all the components required for strut replacement in a single, fully-assembled unit. They feature pre-assembled replacement bearing plate, upper and lower spring isolators, upper spring seat, coil spring, boot kit, and a premium strut. This breakthrough design saves on installation time by eliminating having to disassemble components and compress the coil spring prior to installation. Each Quick-Strut assembly features application-engineered valving to optimize each vehicle's unique ride and handling characteristics.

In the past, replacing struts required specialized tools to compress, remove and transfer the spring. Our new strut and spring assemblies make this job much simpler for the do it yourself mechanic. This part comes pre-assembled. Jack up and support the vehicle with jack stands. Remove the wheel. Unbolt the top mounts and the bottom from the suspension and replace the whole unit. The large bottom bolts usually require an impact wrench and socket for removal. When reassembling, be sure to torque all nuts and bolts to their proper specifications. Do not use impact tools when reassembling.

Note: Tenneco Inc. warrants qualifying Monroe® products against defects and wear-out when used on private passenger cars and light trucks under normal operating conditions for as long as such original purchaser owns the vehicle on which they were originally installed. Tenneco's obligation under this warranty is limited to replacement of the worn-out or defective product in accordance with this warranty. Cost of removal and installation are not included, and any incidental and consequential damages are excluded under this warranty, regardless of when the failure occurs. This warranty has no cash value. This warranty does not apply to products which have been modified, improperly applied or installed on vehicles used for commercial or racing purposes.

  1. Remove the rear shocks (1:10)
    • Use an 18 mm wrench and socket and ratchet to remove the two bolts on either end of the shock.
    • The wrench will help secure the bolt while you use your socket and ratchet or impact wrench to get the bolt out.
    • Jack up the control arm a bit to get the top bolt out all the way.
    • Pull the shock down and out of the vehicle.
  2. Install your new 1A Auto shock absorber (3:20)
    • Thread the end of the shock up into place on the vehicle.
    • Use your socket and ratchet to bolt in the top of the shock.
    • Use your wrench and socket and ratchet to secure the bottom of the shock absorber.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench

How-to Video:

(06:44 min)

Tools List:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • Monroe 271670

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