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2002-06 Nissan Altima Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344395 - KYSSP00001

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  • Quantity:   Pair

Our direct fit gas-charged shock absorbers help to restore your vehicle’s handling and ride quality to just like new.

Why Buy KYB Excel-G?

KYB Excel-G shocks and struts will match your vehicle’s Original Equipment (OE). These shocks and struts are perfect for restoring or surpassing your original suspension performance. Some of their perks include:

  • Equal or greater OE performance
  • Calibrated to OE specifications
  • Nitrogen gas-charged, twin-tube design made of quality materials
  • Restore original ride comfort, handling, and suspension capability

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 Strut (0:39)
    • Raise and secure the vehicle
    • Apply penetrating oil to the two 12mm bolts
    • Remove the two 12mm nuts from the top of the strut
    • Remove the 18mm bolt from the bottom of the strut
    • Pry the strut up and off its mounting with a pry bar
    • Pull out the strut and the rubber cap
  2. step : Preparing the New Strut (2:14)
    • Put the old strut in a vise
    • Remove the 14mm nut from the top of the strut
    • Pull off the outer part of the strut
    • Slide the outer part of the strut onto the new strut
    • Put the new strut into a vise
    • Tighten the 14mm nut onto the new strut
  3. step : Installing the New Strut (3:24)
    • Put the rubber cap on top of the new strut
    • Slide the new strut into place
    • Line up the new strut onto its studs
    • Insert the 12mm nuts onto the strut
    • Push the bottom of the strut into place with a hammer and a pry bar
    • Insert the 18mm bolt into the bottom of the strut

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Vise Grip Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 12mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 14mm Wrench

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Year Make Model Description
2002-2006Nissan Altima Nissan Altima Rear Shock Absorber Pair KYB Excel-G 344395
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Part #: KYSSP00001


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KYB Excel-G
Brand #: 344395

How-to Video:

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