Replaces

Strut Assembly Front Pair Monroe Sensa-Trac 71661 - MNSSP00253

Why Buy Monroe Sensa-Trac Shock and Struts?

Monroe Sensa-Trac Shock Absorbers and Struts are designed to be direct replacements while improving handling. Some of their benefits include:

  • Application specific valving
  • Improved filtering of road noise, vibration, and harshness
  • Nitrogen gas charged
  • Upgraded sealing for longer life

Part Details

  • Front or Rear Location: Front
  • Quantity: Pair

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 : Remove the wheel (0:45)
    • Loosen the lug nuts
    • Raise and secure the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts and wheel.
  2. step : Remove the bottom of the shock (1:02)
    • Unbolt the two bottom bolts securing the shock.
    • Use a breaker bar and a 21 mm socket and some penetrating oil.
    • You might need a hammer to work the bolts out once you have removed the nuts.
    • Use a pry bar to pry the spindle free from the strut
  3. step : Remove the top of the strut (1:40)
    • Pop the hood and secure it.
    • Use your 13 mm socket and ratchet and some penetrating oil to remove the three bolts securing the top of the strut.
    • Pull the strut down and out.
  4. step : Install the new strut (2:10)
    • Work the strut into place and bolt in the top three 13 mm bolts
    • Torque the three 13 mm nuts to 35-45 ft lbs
    • Bolt in the bottom two nuts and bolts and torque to 100 ft lbs.
  5. step : Replace the wheel (3:46)
    • Put the wheel back on and hand tighten the lug nuts
    • Lower the vehicle and torque the lug nuts to 100 ft lbs

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
2005-2009Buick Allure Buick Allure Front Strut Assembly Pair Monroe Sensa-Trac 71661
1997-2005Buick Century Buick Century Front Strut Assembly Pair Monroe Sensa-Trac 71661
2005-2009Buick LaCrosse Buick LaCrosse Front Strut Assembly Pair (excluding Super Models) Monroe Sensa-Trac 71661
1997-2004Buick Regal Buick Regal Front Strut Assembly Pair Monroe Sensa-Trac 71661
2000-2013Chevy Impala Chevy Impala Front Strut Assembly Pair Monroe Sensa-Trac 71661
2000-2007Chevy Monte Carlo Chevy Monte Carlo Front Strut Assembly Pair Monroe Sensa-Trac 71661
1997-2005Chevy Venture Chevy Venture Front Strut Assembly Pair Monroe Sensa-Trac 71661
1997-2004Oldsmobile Silhouette Olds Silhouette Front Strut Assembly Pair Monroe Sensa-Trac 71661
1997-2003Pontiac Grand Prix Pontiac Grand Prix Front Strut Assembly Pair Monroe Sensa-Trac 71661
1999-2005Pontiac Montana Pontiac Montana Front Strut Assembly Pair Monroe Sensa-Trac 71661
1997-1999Pontiac Trans Sport Pontiac Trans Sport Front Strut Assembly Pair Monroe Sensa-Trac 71661

This part replaces:

  • Monroe Sensa-Trac 71661
Only 2 left in stock
Part #: MNSSP00253


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Monroe Sensa-Trac
Brand #: 71661

How-to Video:

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