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 

To ensure the vehicle performs safely and as designed, we recommend replacing shocks & struts in pairs. If the damping rates are significantly different from side to side (like using different brand parts or mixing old with new) the vehicle body and wheel movement variations could cause handling irregularities. We also recommend performing an alignment after replacement. This will ensure proper tracking and protect your vehicle's tires from premature wear.

Pre-Assembled

Pre-assembled, loaded strut & spring assemblies allow for a quicker, safer install than replacing with just bare struts. 

Trouble-Free Install

Trouble-free install includes the matched parts needed to get the job done. New mounts, bearings, springs and hardware will provide a better ride for your vehicle and save you time from not having to do the job again because a used part failed afterwards.

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 (0:37)
    • Loosen the 21mm lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Pull off the hub cap
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Strut (3:27)
    • Hold the sway bar link collar with vise grips
    • Remove the 14mm nut from the top of the sway bar link
    • Remove the vise grips
    • Pull the sway bar out of the strut
    • Remove the ABS sensor wire from the clip
    • Remove the 12mm bolt from the ABS sensor
    • Pull the sensor and brake line aside
    • Loosen the two 22mm nuts at the bottom of the strut
    • Tap the 22mm bolts loose with a hammer
    • Remove the 22mm nuts and bolts
    • Open the hood
    • Remove two of the three 14mm nuts from the top of the strut
    • Loosen the third 14mm nut
    • Support the strut as you remove the last 14mm nut
    • Pull the strut down and out
  3. step : Installing the Strut (7:52)
    • Lift the strut into place
    • Start the three 15mm nuts onto the bolts at the top of the strut
    • Tighten the 15mm nuts to 59 foot-pounds of torque
    • Make sure the steering wheel is straight
    • Line the spindle up with the strut
    • Place the two 22mm bolts into the bottom of the strut
    • Start the two 22mm nuts onto the bolts at the rear
    • Hold the nuts with a 22mm wrench
    • Tighten the bolts with a 22mm socket and ratchet
    • Tighten the 22mm nuts to 156 foot-pounds
    • Clip the brake line and abs wire into place
    • Insert the 12mm bolt into the ABS sensor bracket
    • Push the ABS sensor clip onto the wheel spindle
    • Fasten vice grips to the sway bar link collar
    • Put the sway bar link into the strut
    • Start the 14mm nut onto the sway bar link
    • Tighten the 14mm nut to 29 foot-pounds
    • Remove the vice grips
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (10:34)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the 21mm lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 76 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Vise Grip Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 22mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 12mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

  • 1997-2001 Lexus ES300 Front Strut & Spring Assembly Driver Side
  • 1997-2003 Toyota Avalon Front Strut & Spring Assembly Driver Side
  • 1997-2001 Toyota Camry V6 3.0L Front Strut & Spring Assembly Driver Side
  • 1999-2003 Toyota Solara V6 3.0L Front Strut & Spring Assembly Driver Side

This part replaces:

  • Hollander 527-59319AL
  • Monroe 271679
  • Monroe 281679
  • KYB SR4032
Part #: 1ASTS00545


How-to Video:

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