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Ford Explorer Mercury Mountaineer Rear Driver & Passenger Side Shock & Spring Assembly Pair TRQ SCA61063

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Part Details

  • Quantity:   Pair

In the past, replacing struts required specialized tools to compress, remove and transfer the old spring and mount.  Pre-assembled with all new parts, our complete strut and spring assemblies make this job much quicker and easier for the do-it-yourself mechanic.

Each complete strut & spring assembly contains:

  • Upper Strut Mount
  • Strut Bearing
  • Coil Spring
  • Boot & Bumper Kit
  • Gas-charged Strut 
Pre-Assembled

Loaded strut & spring assemblies allow for a quicker, safer install than bare struts.  No spring compressor required! 

Trouble-Free Install

Includes the matched parts needed. New components over reused parts provide a better ride and save you from having to repair again.

Matched Parts

Not all shocks and struts are manufactured the same.  Mixing and matching can result in ride quality issues and decrease the life of the parts.

Saves Time & Money

Over buying the parts individually, or having to search different parts that are correct for your vehicle (because we did it for you!)

Item Condition: New

Attention California Customers:

WARNING:  This product can expose you to chemicals including Chromium (Hexavalent Compounds), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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 (0:40)
    • Pry off the center cap with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Loosen the 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 : Disconnecting the Strut (1:06)
    • Apply rust penetrant to the strut mount nuts
    • Pry out the inner fender clips with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull off the inner fender
    • Remove the three 13mm nuts from the strut mount
    • Remove the 21mm bolt from the bottom of the strut
  3. step : Removing the Sway Bar Link (3:35)
    • Apply rust penetrant to the sway bar link
    • Turn the sway bar link with a 16mm socket and ratchet
    • Remove the 15mm nut from the top of the sway bar link
    • Hold the sway bar link sleeve with vise grip pliers
    • Loosen the sway bar link from the bottom with a 16mm socket and ratchet
    • Push out the sway bar link with a hammer and punch
  4. step : Removing the Strut (5:29)
    • Apply rust penetrant to the lower strut nut
    • Hold the strut bolt with an 18mm wrench
    • Remove the 21mm nut from the wheel knuckle
    • Loosen the two 21mm nuts that hold the control arm to the frame
    • Lift the wheel knuckle up
    • Pull the strut down and out
  5. step : Installing the Strut (6:41)
    • Lift the strut into place
    • Start the three 13mm nuts onto the strut mount
    • Turn the bottom of the strut to line up the bolt hole with the control arm
    • Push the 21mm bolt into the bottom of the strut
    • Push the 18mm bolt into the wheel knuckle
    • Fasten the nut onto the strut bolt
    • Tighten the strut bolt and nut
    • Fasten the nut onto the wheel knuckle bolt
    • Tighten the wheel knuckle bolt and nut
    • Tighten the three 13mm nuts on the strut mount to 20-25 foot-pounds of torque
  6. step : Installing the Sway Bar Link (8:44)
    • Put a washer on the sway bar link
    • Put a bushing on the sway bar link
    • Slide the sway bar link through the control arm
    • Put a bushing on the sway bar link
    • Put a washer on the sway bar link
    • Put the sleeve onto the sway bar link
    • Put a washer on the sway bar link
    • Put a bushing on the sway bar link
    • Slide the sway bar link through the sway bar
    • Put a bushing on the sway bar link
    • Put a washer on the sway bar link
    • Fasten the 15mm nut onto the sway bar link
  7. step : Tightening the Suspension Parts (9:30)
    • Support the suspension at ride height with a jack
    • Tighten the sway bar link nut to compress the bushings
    • Tighten the two bolts that hold the control arm to the frame to 110 foot-pounds
    • Tighten the wheel knuckle bolt to 110 foot-pounds
    • Put the inner fender into place
    • Push the plastic clips into the inner fender
  8. step : Reattaching the Wheel (10:39)
    • 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 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Vise Grip Pliers
  • Wire Cutters

  • Ratchets & Related

  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 16mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 16mm Wrench
  • 18mm Wrench

4.91/ 5.0
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Very pleased with service & product. Thank you. ??
February 7, 2017
Saved Car
When found my old ones broken thought was gonna have to get rid of car with what dealer/shop wanted to charge to replace. 1A Auto saved my mountaineer not only with a great price but with the amazing following along video was able to fix myself. Will buy all my parts from 1A Auto.
February 14, 2017
Ordering parts was never so easy
If you need parts, this is the place. We ordered a pair of the Shock & Spring assembly for our Explorer. The web site was easy to maneuver through. The price was right and the delivery was quick. We had our quality parts within a couple days and were able to get our vehicle back out on the road. We will most certainly order from this site again! Good quality at a Great price.
February 28, 2017
Ordered parts
This place is incredible. Ordered parts online which said 7-10 days to ship. I received them in 2 and half days!!! These people are on the ball. Thank you very much for the fast and ACCURATE serivice. I love being fast but accuracy is more important to me. Nothing more frustrating than ordering and waiting, just to receive wrong parts. I will gladly be ordering more from your company in the future. Thanks again 1aauto team!
March 20, 2017
Great delivery. Only took 3 days.
Wor king on installing now. Top three nuts on old struts are rusted on
July 16, 2017
Excellent service and great price
Very comfortable doing business with 1a auto Have used there installation vid iOS which are very good.
February 20, 2018
Struts
Just put these struts on my 2003 Ford Explorer and what a difference it made, an really happy with my purchase and will recommend 1aaauto to my friends and family and I will be ordering again thank you
March 26, 2019
Amazing Prices
My Son Works at an Auto Part and the price was just ridiculous I found you guys on line and I am amazed With Your prices not another that free shipping, The part are good You Guys had Everything that I need I am so In love With Your company I am a Customer for life now 1000% recommend You guysWrite
April 5, 2019
Rear struts
Well constructed parts with easy installation.
June 12, 2019
A++ Part!!!
I would have to say this part is better quality then the OEM (Motorcraft). Excellent fitment and overall quality at an unbeatable price! 1aauto has you covered!!
July 12, 2019
Everything as expected
Arrived quickly, installed easily and all is good. No surprises and very satisfied. Great value as well.
December 3, 2019
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How does this brand compare to Monroe?
Damien M June 20, 2017
Dont see much difference except the price. Pleased with the performance. Would buy again.
Francis B June 20, 2017
They will appear and function the same, but have the name brand difference.
Alex P June 20, 2017
I in stalled these shocks onto my daughters 2002 Ford Explorer, its been a year and they are still performing like the day I installed them. They are as good if not better than Monroe in my honest opinion
Daniel R June 21, 2017
Its an off brand, but they installed the same and we have not had any issues.
Karen K June 22, 2017
I have not replaced the front pair but I used the back pair and replaced them and I was completely impressed with quality for the price 100% like match. At least thats what I found.
Brian R June 22, 2017
What name brand are these?
Joe G March 21, 2018
I cannot answer that I dont have the box for them anymore. They were a perfect fit and work great.
Norris M March 21, 2018
Dont know,
Michael G March 22, 2018
We have a few different aftermarket companies build these parts specifically for us, as our 1A Auto house brand. They are manufactured to the same OEM specifications as the original part that came with your vehicle. If you have any further questions, please dont hesitate to ask.
Tim K March 28, 2018

Fits the following Makes:

Year Make Model Description
2002-2003Ford Explorer Ford Explorer 4 Door Rear Driver & Passenger Side Shock & Spring Assembly Pair
2004-2005Ford Explorer Ford Explorer Rear Driver & Passenger Side Shock & Spring Assembly Pair
2002-2005Mercury Mountaineer Mercury Mountaineer Rear Driver & Passenger Side Shock & Spring Assembly Pair

Part Interchange

Brand Label Part Number
Gabriel G57018
KYB SR4051
KYB Shocks & Struts SR4051
Monroe 181322
Monroe 171322
Monroe Shocks & Struts 171322
Monroe Shocks & Struts 181322

This item may be interchangeable with parts from other brands with the above part numbers. This information is provided only for reference and does not guarantee that the item you are purchasing is identical to parts with part numbers from the brands listed above. To confirm that this item fits your vehicle, use the above "Check Vehicle Fit" option.

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