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2001-06 Strut & Spring Assembly Rear Monroe Quick-Strut 271311 - MNSTS00149

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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 : Detaching the Strut (0:43)
    • Open the trunk
    • Pull back the trunk insulation
    • Pull off the strut cover
    • Remove the two 15mm nuts from the top of the strut
    • Raise and secure the vehicle
    • Apply penetrating oil to the lower strut bolt and nut
    • Remove the 18mm nut from the strut
    • Tap the strut bolt through with a hammer and pick
    • Remove the two plastic clips from the top of the strut
  2. step : Removing the Wheel (2:10)
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Loosen the lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  3. step : Removing the Strut (2:30)
    • Pry off the strut with a pry bar
    • Pull the strut down and out over the wheel
  4. step : Installing the New Strut (2:44)
    • Put the new strut into place over the wheel
    • Pull down the wheel as you push the strut into place
    • Position the strut with a pry bar
    • Hammer the bolt into the strut
    • Fasten the 18mm nut onto the strut bolt
    • Tighten the nut to between 75 - 80 foot-pounds
    • Insert the plastic clips into the top of the strut
  5. step : Reattaching the Wheel (4:01)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
  6. step : Reattaching the Strut (4:09)
    • Fasten the two 15mm nuts onto the top of the strut
    • Tighten the 15mm nuts to between 40 - 45 foot-pounds
    • Replace the strut cover
    • Put the trunk insulation back into place
  7. step : Fastening the Wheel (4:37)
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Pick

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 15mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench

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Year Make Model Description
2001-2006Chrysler Sebring Chrysler Sebring Sedan Rear Strut & Spring Assembly Monroe Quick-Strut 271311
2001-2006Dodge Stratus Dodge Stratus Sedan Rear Strut & Spring Assembly Monroe Quick-Strut 271311
Part #: MNSTS00149


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Monroe Quick-Strut
Brand #: 271311

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