Replaces

Shock Absorber Pair Monro-Matic Plus 32253 - MNSSP00086

Part Details

  • Quantity: Pair

The Monro-Matic Plus® shock absorbers are nitrogen gas charged and feature velocity sensitive valving and all weather fluid, which offers trucks improved comfort at an economical price.

The result: enhanced control with uncompromised ride comfort.

  • All Weather Fluid: Contains special modifiers to reduce friction and ensure smooth rod reaction.
  • Full Displaced Valving: Tuned specifically for each application, this valving automatically adjusts to road extremes to provide consistency and ride comfort.
  • Sintered Iron Piston: Stronger than traditional metals, enhances durability for longer service life.
  • Nitrogen Gas Charged: For improved ride and handling, helps maintain tire to road contact by reducing aeration.
  • 2" Reserve Tube: More fluid for more consistent performance.
  • 1-3/8" Bore: Lower operating pressure than standard 1" bore units.
  • 5/8" Piston Rod: Heavy-duty nitrocarburized rod* for long service life.
  • Special Seal: "Self-lubricating" fluid seal designed to retain gas without excessive wear or friction.

* On non-dust shield units only.

Item Condition: New

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.

  1. step : Remove the shock absorbers (1:05)
    • Apply penetrating oil to the nuts and bolts
    • Use a 18 socket and ratchet to remove the nuts, using a breaker bar to help.
    • Secure the bolt while you remove the nut with a 15 mm wrench.
    • With a hammer and chisel, remove the bolt from the shock.
  2. step : Remove the spare tire (2:10)
    • Use the jack that comes with the spare or a large screwdriver to unbolt the spare tire.
    • Remove the bracket securing the spare tire.
    • Pop the bracket off with a sharp rap with a hammer.
    • Now you have access to the top of the shock absorber.
    • Use a 13mm wrench to remove the two bolts.
  3. step : Install the new shock absorber (4:00)
    • Bolt in the upper part of the shock absorber, using a 13 mm wrench.
    • On the bottom part, use a hammer to get the bolt into place if necessary.
    • Use an 18 mm socket and ratchet to secure the nut on the bottom bolt.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Chisel

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 15mm Wrench
  • 13mm Wrench

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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
1991-1993Ford Explorer Ford Explorer Rear Shock Absorber Pair Monro-Matic Plus 32253
1994-2001Ford Explorer Ford Explorer Rear Shock Absorber Pair (excluding Adjustable Suspension) Monro-Matic Plus 32253
2001-2005Ford Explorer Sport Trac Ford Explorer Sport Trac Rear Shock Absorber Pair Monro-Matic Plus 32253
1991-1994Mazda Navajo Mazda Navajo Rear Shock Absorber Pair Monro-Matic Plus 32253
1997-2001Mercury Mountaineer Mercury Mountaineer Rear Shock Absorber Pair Monro-Matic Plus 32253

This part replaces:

  • Monro-Matic Plus 32253
  • Monroe 32253
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Part #: MNSSP00086


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Monro-Matic Plus
Brand #: 32253

How-to Video:

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