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2007-17 Nissan Altima Rear Driver or Passenger Side Shock Absorber Monroe OESpectrum 5637 - MNSHA00251

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Vehicle Fit

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

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 our limited lifetime warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will replace the part free of charge.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:24)
    • Loosen the 21mm 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
  2. step : Removing the Rear Shock (1:29)
    • Remove the lower 18mm shock bolt
    • Remove the two 13mm nuts from the shock
    • Remove the upper boot from the shock
    • Slide the boot on the shock up
    • Clamp the shaft with vise grips
    • Remove the 16mm nut from the top of the shock
    • Remove the bushings and grommets and boot from the shock
  3. step : Installing the Rear Shock (5:46)
    • Compress the new shock 3-5 times
    • Remove the protective cap from the shock
    • Press the bevel to the bushing
    • Press the bushing to the upper metal plate
    • Attach the second bushing
    • Slide the boot over the shock
    • Slide on the protective plate
    • Press on the washer and the locking nut
    • Tighten the locking nut with a 17mm wrench and locking pliers
    • Press the rubber cap on
    • Insert the rear shock into place
    • Tighten the two upper 13mm nuts to the shock
    • Torque the upper nuts to 20 foot-pounds
    • Tighten the lower 17mm bolt
    • Torque the lower 17mm bolt to 66 foot-pounds
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (13:15)
    • 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 83 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 16mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Vise-Grips

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Year Make Model Description
2007-2017Nissan Altima Nissan Altima Rear Driver or Passenger Side Shock Absorber
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Part MNSHA00251
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Monroe OESpectrum
Brand #: 5637