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Strut & Spring Assembly Monroe Quick-Strut 172248 - MNSTS00491

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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 

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

Item Condition: New

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.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:56)
    • 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 Assembly (1:23)
    • Remove the ball joint nut with a 19mm socket and ratchet
    • Remove the 19mm nuts securing the sway bar link with a breaker bar and pair of vise grips
    • Loosen and remove the bottom strut bolt with a 21mm wrench and 18mm socket and ratchet
    • Remove the three 13mm nuts on the top of the strut, holding the strut when removing the last bolt
    • Remove the strut
  3. step : Installing the Strut Assembly (5:31)
    • Insert the strut into place, lining up the top first
    • Start a 13mm nut by hand
    • Reinstall the upper ball joint and its 19mm nut
    • Torque the bolt to 35 foot-pounds and add 90 degrees
    • Tighten the 13mm nuts on top of the strut
    • Torque the 13mm nuts to 20 foot-pounds
    • Install the bottom 19mm bolt
    • Torque the 19mm bolt to 128 foot-pounds
    • Insert the upper portion of the sway bar link
    • Tighten the 22mm nut to the sway bar link with vise grip pliers
    • Torque the 22mm nut to 95 foot-pounds
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (8:16)
    • 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 110 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Gloves
  • Rust Penetrant
  • Bungee Cord

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Vise Grip Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • Complete Metric Socket Set

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Year Make Model Description
2005-2010Chrysler 300 Chrysler 300 Front Strut & Spring Assembly Driver or Passenger Side Rear Wheel Drive (excluding SRT-8) Monroe Quick-Strut 172248
2006-2010Dodge Charger Dodge Charger Front Strut & Spring Assembly Driver or Passenger Side Rear Wheel Drive for Models without Sport Suspension (excluding Police Package) Monroe Quick-Strut 172248
2005-2008Dodge Magnum Dodge Magnum Front Strut & Spring Assembly Driver or Passenger Side Rear Wheel Drive for Models without Sport Suspension (excluding Police Package) Monroe Quick-Strut 172248
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Part #: MNSTS00491


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Monroe Quick-Strut
Brand #: 172248

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