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Shock & Spring Assembly Front Monroe Quick-Strut 171361 - MNSTS00128

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.

    It's recommended to seek an alignment after finishing this repair

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:53)
    • Pry off the center cap with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Loosen the 21mm 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 : Loosening the Outer Tie Rod (1:27)
    • Turn the wheel
    • Remove the 21mm nut from the outer tie rod
    • Leave the 21mm nut on a couple threads
    • Hammer knuckle the until the outer tie rod loosens
    • Set the outer tie rod off to the side
  3. step : Loosening the Strut (1:55)
    • Remove the 18mm nut below the sway bar link
    • Loosen the 30mm nut on the bottom of the strut with a breaker bar and piece of pipe
    • Hold the bolt with a 27mm socket and remove the 30mm nut
    • Remove two of the 15mm nuts on the top of the strut
    • Leave the other 15mm nut on the top of the strut by a few threads
  4. step : Loosening the Axle (3:14)
    • Remove the hub nut cap with a pair of pliers
    • Remove the 13mm hub nut
    • Replace the 13mm nut by a few threads and tap the nut with a hammer to push the axle through
    • Remove the nut
    • Have an assistant hold the brakes
    • Remove the 12mm bolts from the axle with a 12mm 12-point socket
  5. step : Removing the Axle (4:25)
    • Remove the 21mm nut from the bottom of the upper control arm
    • Thread the 21mm nut on
    • Loosen the upper control arm with a hammer
    • Remove the nut
    • Manuever the wheel knuckle to the side without straining the brake lines
    • Remove the axle
  6. step : Removing the Strut (6:10)
    • Jack up underneath the control arm
    • Remove the bolt on the bottom of the strut
    • Pry the strut out and remove it
  7. step : Installing the Strut (6:49)
    • Insert the strut into place
    • Insert the 15mm nuts to the strut to hold it in place
    • Pry the strut into the lower control arm
    • Insert the bolt into the strut
    • Preliminarily tighten the nut on the bolt
    • Tighten the 15mm nuts
  8. step : Reinstalling the Axle (7:49)
    • Insert the axle into place
    • Insert the upper control arm into the wheel knuckle
    • Tighten the 21mm nut
    • Tighten the 12mm bolts into the axle
    • Torque the 12mm nuts to 60 foot-pounds in a crossing pattern
    • Tighten the 13mm hub nut
    • Torque the hub nut to 20 foot-pounds
    • Tap the hub nut cap into place
    • Re-clip and realign any lines that may have come undone
  9. step : Reinstalling the Outer Tie Rod (9:27)
    • Push the outer tie rod up through the wheel knuckle
    • Replace the 21mm nut
    • Torque the 21mm nut to 111 foot-pounds
    • Tighten the bolt on the upper control arm
    • Torque the upper control arm 21mm nut to 111 foot-pounds
    • Tighten the 18mm nut to the sway bar link
    • Jack up underneath the control arm
    • Torque the lower strut bolt to 150 foot-pounds
  10. step : Reattaching the Wheel (10:16)
    • 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 120 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands
  • Assistant

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Slip-Joint Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • Complete Metric Socket Set
  • 12mm 12-Point Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 21mm wrench
  • 18mm Wrench

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How-to Video:

(11:02 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands
  • Assistant

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Slip-Joint Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • Complete Metric Socket Set
  • 12mm 12-Point Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 21mm wrench
  • 18mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • Monroe Quick-Strut 171361
  • Hollander 527-01616, 527-01684E,F,G,H,J

Vehicle Fit

  • 2004 Ford F150 Truck 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock & Spring Assembly New Body Style Monroe Quick-Strut 171361
  • 2005-2008 Ford F150 Truck 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock & Spring Assembly Monroe Quick-Strut 171361
  • 2006-2008 Lincoln Mark LT 4 Wheel Drive Front Shock & Spring Assembly Monroe Quick-Strut 171361
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