Replaces

Infiniti I35 Nissan Maxima Strut & Spring Assembly Passenger Side Front Monroe Quick-Strut 171461 - MNSTS00489

Why Buy Monroe Quick-Strut Assemblies?

Monroe Quick-Strut assemblies are high quality and easy-to-install. Some of its benefits include:

  • Application specific technology
  • Restores factory ride height and feel
  • Quicker installation time than bare strut assemblies
  • Pre-assembled and no compression tool required
    • Includes new mount, bearing, coil spring, isolators, boot, and strut
  • Nitrogen gas charged

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 (1:07)
    • 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 : Removing the Strut (1:27)
    • Hold the strut spindle bolt with a 19mm wrench
    • Remove the strut spindle nut with a 21mm socket and ratchet
    • Pull the bolt out of the spindle
    • Push the ABS sensor out of its brackets
    • Remove the brake line clip with needle nose pliers
    • Pull the brake line out of its bracket
    • Pry the strut out of the wheel spindle with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Apply penetrating oil to the strut mount nuts
    • Remove two of the three 14mm nuts from the strut mount
    • Support the strut as you remove the remaining 14mm nut
    • Pull the strut out
  3. step : Installing the New Strut (3:50)
    • Align the strut mount using a screwdriver so that the F faces forward
    • Push the strut into place
    • Support the strut as you start the 14mm nuts onto the strut mount
    • Push the strut into the spindle
    • Bush the bolt through the spindle
    • Start the nut onto the spindle bolt
    • Tighten the strut mount nuts to 25 foot-pounds of torque
    • Tighten the spindle nut to 110 foot-pounds
    • Push the ABS sensor back into its brackets
    • Push the brake line into its bracket
    • Put the brake line clip on
    • Tap the clip on with a hammer
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (6:38)
    • 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
    • Have your car professionally aligned following this repair

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 14mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 19mm Wrench

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How-to Video:

(07:17 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 14mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 19mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • Monroe Quick-Strut 171461

Vehicle Fit

  • 2002-2004 Infiniti I35 Passenger Side Strut & Spring Assembly Front Monroe Quick-Strut 171461
  • 2002-2003 Nissan Maxima Passenger Side Strut & Spring Assembly Front Monroe Quick-Strut 171461
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