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2006-10 Strut & Spring Assembly Monroe Quick-Strut 171125 - MNSTS00434

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

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.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:27)
    • Loosen the five 19mm lug nuts
    • Raise and support the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Slide the wheel off the hub
  2. step : Removing the Strut (0:53)
    • Apply rust penetrant to the strut
    • Unclip the plastic retainer from the top of the strut
    • Remove the three 13mm nuts from the top of the strut
    • Remove the 24mm bolt from the bottom of the strut
    • Remove the flag nut from the control arm
    • Lower the control arm and lift the strut out of the control arm
    • Remove the 21mm nut from the tie rod ball joint
    • Strike the wheel knuckle with a hammer to loosen the tie rod ball joint
    • Separate the tie rod from the wheel knuckle and set it aside
    • Remove the strut
  3. step : Installing the Strut (3:13)
    • Remove the 18mm nut from the upper control arm ball joint
    • Strike the wheel knuckle with a hammer to loosen the upper control arm ball joint
    • Separate the upper control arm from the wheel knuckle
    • Put the strut into place
    • Start the three 13mm nuts at the top of the strut
    • Start the 24mm bolt into the bottom of the strut
    • Thread the flag nut onto the 24mm bolt
    • Tighten the three 13mm nuts
    • Clip the plastic retainer onto the top of the strut
    • Raise the suspension to ride height with a jack
    • Place the upper control arm ball joint into the wheel knuckle
    • Fasten the 18mm bolt onto the upper control arm nut
    • Tighten the control arm nut to 41 foot-pounds of torque
    • Place the tie rod ball joint into the wheel knuckle
    • Fasten the 22mm nut onto the wheel knuckle
    • Tighten the 22mm nut to 52 foot-pounds
    • Tighten the 24mm bolt at the bottom of the strut
    • Lower the suspension and remove the jack
  4. step : Installing the Wheel (6:51)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the five 19mm lug nuts
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 foot-pounds in a crossing pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 24mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 22mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 24mm Wrench
  • 21mm wrench
  • 22mm Wrench
  • 15mm Wrench
  • 8mm Wrench
  • 18mm Wrench

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Easy install and good fit
Quick strut was easy to install with the help of the online tutorial. Completed the job in two hours after watching the video a few times.
November 6, 2017
Purchased
6 months ago
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Vehicle Fit

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This part replaces:

  • Monroe Quick-Strut 171125
  • Hollander 527-01671
Only 4 left in stock
Part #: MNSTS00434



Monroe Quick-Strut
Brand #: 171125

How-to Video:

(07:36 min)