Replaces

Acura MDX Honda Pilot Shock & Strut Kit Monroe OESpectrum 37246, 71451, 71452 - MNSSP00358

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

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 (0:17)
    • 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
  2. step : Removing the Shocks (1:28)
    • Break loose the upper 17mm nut from the shock with a 1/4" breaker bar
    • Loosen the lower 17mm nut from the shock with a 1/4" breaker bar
    • Remove the lower nut
    • Pry out the bottom of the shock to loosen it
    • Loosen and remove the upper 17mm nut from the shock
    • Remove the shock
  3. step : Installing the Shocks (4:39)
    • Compress the new shock
    • Feed the shock into place
    • Loosely reinstall the nut and washer to the bottom of the shock
    • Lift a jack underneath the lower control arm to align the upper shock mount
    • Insert the bolt to the upper shock
    • Tighten the upper bolt
    • Tighten the lower bolt
    • Get the suspension to ride height
    • Torque the top bolt to 47 foot-pounds
    • Torque the lower nut to 47 foot-pounds
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (6:47)
    • 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:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 17mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

  • 2001-2002 Acura MDX Front & Rear Shock & Strut Kit 4 Piece Set
  • 2003-2008 Honda Pilot Front & Rear Shock & Strut Kit 4 Piece Set

This part replaces:

  • Monroe OESpectrum 37246, 71451, 71452
Part #: MNSSP00358

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Monroe OESpectrum
Brand #: 37246, 71451, 71452

How-to Video:

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