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1995-05 Strut & Spring Assembly Rear Monroe Quick-Strut 171281 - MNSTS00002

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Part Details

  • Front or Rear Location:   Rear

In the past, replacing struts required specialized tools to compress, remove and transfer the old spring and mount.  Pre-assembled with all new parts, our complete strut and spring assemblies make this job much quicker and easier for the do-it-yourself mechanic.

Each complete strut & spring assembly contains:

  • Upper Strut Mount
  • Strut Bearing
  • Coil Spring
  • Boot & Bumper Kit
  • Gas-charged Strut 

Why Buy Monroe Quick-Strut Assemblies?

Monroe Quick-Strut assemblies are high quality and easy-to-install. Some of its benefits include:

  • Application specific technology
  • Restores factory ride height and feel
  • Quicker installation time than bare strut assemblies
  • Pre-assembled and no compression tool required
    • Includes new mount, bearing, coil spring, isolators, boot, and strut
  • Nitrogen gas charged

Item Condition: New

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.

  1. step : Removing the Rear Strut (1:11)
    • Pull back the insulation in the trunk and remove the 13mm nut above the strut.
    • Loosen the lug nuts. Raise the vehicle and remove them the rest of the way. Pull the wheel off.
    • Spray penetrating oil on the 19mm bolt on the lower end of the strut.
    • Lift up on the wheel and remove the bolt.
    • Remove the two 10mm bolts at the top of the strut.
    • Pull the strut down and out.
  2. step : Replacing the Rear Strut (2:50)
    • Put the strut up into place and thread the two 10mm bolts.
    • Pull up on the wheel and push the 19mm bolt into place.
    • Make sure the strut is properly in place and tighten the two 10mm bolts. 30ft/lbs.
    • Torque the 19mm bolt to 55ft/lbs.
    • Put the wheel on and replace the lug nuts. Lower the vehicle and tighten the lug nuts in a star patter to 75ft/lbs.
    • Replace the 13mm nut in the trunk.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

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Year Make Model Description
1995-2005Chevy Cavalier Chevy Cavalier Rear Strut & Spring Assembly Monroe Quick-Strut 171281
1995-2005Pontiac Sunfire Pontiac Sunfire Rear Strut & Spring Assembly Monroe Quick-Strut 171281
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Part #: MNSTS00002


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Monroe Quick-Strut
Brand #: 171281

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