Direct Fit

Direct fit replacement; not only will the part fit correctly, but it will function correctly.  Many competitors combine applications to cut down on the amount of parts they have to carry. This can result in the following issues: incorrect vehicle height, poor response and an uncomfortable ride.

Rigorously Tested

Rigorously tested and made from higher quality materials than the competition. Our parts are built to have a longer life in any environment or road conditions.

Matched Parts

When you buy the kit pre-built by us, you can be sure that the parts are matched for optimum performance.  Not all shocks and struts are manufactured the same, so mixing and matching can result in fit issues and potentially decrease the life of the parts.

Saves Time & Money

When you buy one of our kits, you not only save money over buying the parts individually, but you also save time having to search for all of the different parts that are correct for your vehicle (because we did it for you!)

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 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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Took me about 2-3 hours to finish them all. First time taking them off. Shocks feels amazing. My car feels great. Hit bumps and shaky roads and feels extremely good. Will check back in couple weeks to make sure everything still going great but for now I would deff order again. Shipping was fast. Had a great experience.
September 24, 2017
Purchased
9 months ago
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How is this compared to the originals? Ride quality?
Alexb on Nov 5, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The original are better in my opinion however the ride is smooth
Does it come with the mounts?
Denise H on Jun 2, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello, This strut assembly does not include the mounts. Thank you, 1A Auto

Vehicle Fit

  • 2006-2011 Honda Civic Sedan Front & Rear Shock & Strut Kit 4 Piece Set (excluding SI Models)

This part replaces:

  • Monroe 5609
  • Monroe 72287
  • Monroe 72286
  • KYB 343460
  • KYB 339036
  • KYB 339035
Part #: 1ASSP00741

How-to Video:

(12:50 min)