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1995-05 Strut & Spring Assembly Rear Pair Monroe Econo-Matic 181281 - MNSSP00149

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Part Details

  • Quantity:   Pair
  • 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 Econo-Matic Strut Assemblies?

Econo-Matic strut assemblies are an economical and easy-to-install alternative. Some of its benefits include:

 

  • Quicker installation time
  • Pre-assembled and no compression tool required
    • Includes new mount, bearing, coil spring, isolators, boot, and strut
  • Nitrogen gas charged

 

Item Condition: New

2 Year Warranty

This item is backed by a 2 Year Warranty. In the event this item should fail 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 Pair Monroe Econo-Matic 181281
1995-2005Pontiac Sunfire Pontiac Sunfire Rear Strut & Spring Assembly Pair Monroe Econo-Matic 181281
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Part #: MNSSP00149


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