Replaces

Ford Taurus Mercury Sable Strut & Spring Assembly Monroe Econo-Matic 181615, 181616 - MNSSP00736

Why Buy Econo-Matic Strut Assemblies?

Econo-Matic strut assemblies are an economical and easy-to-install alternative. Some of its benefits include:

 

  • Quicker installation time
  • Pre-assembled and no compression tool required
    • Includes new mount, bearing, coil spring, isolators, boot, and strut
  • Nitrogen gas charged

 

2 Year Warranty

This item is backed by a 2 Year Warranty. In the event this item should fail 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 : Remove the wheel (1:10)
    • Loosen the lug nuts with your lug wrench
    • Raise and secure the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts and wheel
  2. step : Remove the front strut (1:31)
    • Use penetrating oil on the strut and shock bolts.
    • Unbolt and unclip the ABS sensor line.
    • Remove the upper stabilizer bolt with an 18 mm wrench.
    • Unbolt the lower end of the strut and use a hammer to work the bolt out.
    • Use a hammer to separate the steering knuckle and the strut.
    • Remove the three 13 mm bolts at the top of the strut.
  3. step : Install the new strut (4:05)
    • Finesse the strut into place and bolt in the three 13 mm bolts
    • Torque the three 13 mm bolts to 35 ft lbs.
    • Taking care not to damage the brake lines, work the bottom of the strut into the steering knuckle.
    • Bolt in the bottom of the strut, torquing the bottom bolt to 100 ft lbs.
    • Bolt the stabilizer link back in, using your 18 mm wrench to tighten it up.
    • Clip the ABS sensor and brake line bracket back together and bolt it back in place.
  4. step : Put the wheel back on (8:38)
    • Put the wheel on and hand tighten the lug nuts.
    • Lower the car
    • Torque the lug nuts using a star pattern from 75-100 ft lbs

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Large Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 16mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 12mm Socket
  • 11mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 15mm Wrench
  • 10mm Wrench
  • 21mm wrench
  • 13mm Wrench
  • 12mm Wrench
  • 16mm Wrench
  • 11mm Wrench
  • 17mm Wrench
  • 19mm Wrench
  • 18mm Wrench
  • 14mm Wrench

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Vehicle Fit

  • 1996-1999 Ford Taurus Front & Rear Strut & Spring Assembly 4 Piece Set excluding SHO Models without Electronic Suspension Monroe Econo-Matic 181615, 181616
  • 2000-2007 Ford Taurus Front & Rear Strut & Spring Assembly 4 Piece Set Monroe Econo-Matic 181615, 181616
  • 1996-2005 Mercury Sable Front & Rear Strut & Spring Assembly 4 Piece Set Monroe Econo-Matic 181615, 181616

This part replaces:

  • Monroe Econo-Matic 181615, 181616
Only 1 left in stock
Part #: MNSSP00736



Monroe Econo-Matic
Brand #: 181615, 181616

How-to Video:

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