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2006-11 Honda Civic Shock Absorber Pair Monroe OESpectrum 5609 - MNSSP00777

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Part Details

  • Quantity:   Pair

Why Buy Monroe OESpectrum Shock and Struts?

Monroe OESpectrum Shock Absorbers and Struts are designed to be direct replacements while improving handling. Some of their benefits include:

  • Application specific valving
  • Improved filtering of road noise, vibration, and harshness
  • Nitrogen gas charged
  • Upgraded sealing for longer life

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 Interior Trunk Trim (0:25)
    • Remove the three pins from the side interior trim panel in the trunk
    • Lift the flooring
    • Remove the pin from the side interior trim panel in the trunk
    • Remove the trim panel from the ledge
    • Move the side interior trim out of the way
    • Remove the 14mm nut from the shock with a 5mm allen key and 14mm wrench
    • Remove the plates from the shock
  2. step : Removing the Wheel (3:01)
    • Loosen the 19mm 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 Rear Shock Absorber (3:25)
    • Support the lower control arm with a floor jack
    • Remove the lower bolt with a 14mm socket and breaker bar
    • If the bolt snaps, remove it with a hammer and punch
    • Wedge the shock out with a pry bar
    • Remove the shock
  4. step : Installing the Rear Shock Absorber (6:55)
    • Remove the nuts and rubber bushings from the top of the shock absorber
    • Place a washer on the stud of the shock absorber
    • Place a bushing on the washer
    • Place a casing on the stud
    • Insert the shock up into place
    • Press the bolt through the bottom of the shock
    • Thread the nut on to the bolt
    • Jack up underneath the control arm to press the shock into place
    • Place a bushing on the top of the shock
    • Place a washer on the top of the bushing
    • Tighten the 14mm bolt to the top of the shock
    • Torque the bolt to 22 foot-pounds
  5. step : Installing the Interior Trunk Trim (10:14)
    • Insert the interior trunk trim into place
    • Press the trunk hatch trim on
    • Place the flooring on
    • Press the push clips into the interior trunk trim
    • Jack up underneath the shock
    • Torque the bolt to 43 foot-pounds, counter-holding if needed
  6. step : Reattaching the Wheel (12:02)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 80 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 5mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Center Punch
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Adjustable Wrench
  • Side Cutters

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 14mm Wrench

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Year Make Model Description
2006-2011Honda Civic Honda Civic Rear Shock Absorber Pair Monroe OESpectrum 5609
Part #: MNSSP00777

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Monroe OESpectrum
Brand #: 5609

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