Replaces

1997-2001 Toyota Camry Front Strut for L4 2.2L Pair (Monroe Quick-Strut) Monroe 171678, 171679

Part Details

  • Quantity: Pair

This part replaces:

  • Monroe 171678, 171679

  • New

Monroe Quick-Strut® 171678 & 171679

This is a new MONROE strut and spring assembly PAIR. We recommend getting a alignment after replacement.

Specifications:

  • Quantity: (2) Quick Struts

  • Side: LH (Driver) & RH (Passenger)

  • Location: FRONT

  • Vehicle Type: All Models

  • Engine Size: L4 2.2L 4 Cylinder

  • Built to strict quality control standards:

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

  1. Removing the Wheel (0:37)
    • Loosen the 21mm lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Pull off the hub cap
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. Removing the Strut (3:27)
    • Hold the sway bar link collar with vise grips
    • Remove the 14mm nut from the top of the sway bar link
    • Remove the vise grips
    • Pull the sway bar out of the strut
    • Remove the ABS sensor wire from the clip
    • Remove the 12mm bolt from the ABS sensor
    • Pull the sensor and brake line aside
    • Loosen the two 22mm nuts at the bottom of the strut
    • Tap the 22mm bolts loose with a hammer
    • Remove the 22mm nuts and bolts
    • Open the hood
    • Remove two of the three 14mm nuts from the top of the strut
    • Loosen the third 14mm nut
    • Support the strut as you remove the last 14mm nut
    • Pull the strut down and out
  3. Installing the Strut (7:52)
    • Lift the strut into place
    • Start the three 15mm nuts onto the bolts at the top of the strut
    • Tighten the 15mm nuts to 59 foot-pounds of torque
    • Make sure the steering wheel is straight
    • Line the spindle up with the strut
    • Place the two 22mm bolts into the bottom of the strut
    • Start the two 22mm nuts onto the bolts at the rear
    • Hold the nuts with a 22mm wrench
    • Tighten the bolts with a 22mm socket and ratchet
    • Tighten the 22mm nuts to 156 foot-pounds
    • Clip the brake line and abs wire into place
    • Insert the 12mm bolt into the ABS sensor bracket
    • Push the ABS sensor clip onto the wheel spindle
    • Fasten vice grips to the sway bar link collar
    • Put the sway bar link into the strut
    • Start the 14mm nut onto the sway bar link
    • Tighten the 14mm nut to 29 foot-pounds
    • Remove the vice grips
  4. Reattaching the Wheel (10:34)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the 21mm lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 76 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Vise Grip Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench
  • Socket Extensions
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 22mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 12mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

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How-to Video:

(12:52 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Vise Grip Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench
  • Socket Extensions
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 22mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 12mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket



This part replaces:

  • Monroe 171678, 171679

Vehicle Fit

  • 1997-2001 Toyota Camry Front Strut for L4 2.2L Pair (Monroe Quick-Strut) Monroe 171678, 171679
  • 1999-2003 Toyota Solara Front Strut for L4 2.2L Pair (Monroe Quick-Strut) Monroe 171678, 171679
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