These replacement upper strut mounts are just what you need to get your vehicle riding great again!

  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) and RH (Passenger Side) FRONT UPPER
  • Includes bearings
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards
These strut mounts make great replacements and offer good savings over the dealer units.

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.

    Have the suspension professionally aligned after this repair

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (1:09)
    • 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 (1:28)
    • Remove the two 19mm bolts with 21mm nuts from the bottom of the strut
    • Unclip the ABS sensor from the strut
    • Remove the brake line clip from the strut with needle nose pliers
    • Pry the strut out of the wheel spindle with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Apply rust penetrant to the three 14mm strut mount nuts at the top of the strut
    • Remove the three 14mm nuts from the strut mount
    • Pull the strut down and out
  3. step : Removing the Strut Mount (3:52)
    • Put spring compressors onto opposite sides of the spring
    • Slowly start to compress the spring, keeping it even on both sides
    • Loosen the 19mm nut from the strut mount
    • Continue compressing the spring until there is some play between the spring and strut
    • Remove the 19mm nut from the strut mount
    • Pull off the strut mount
    • Pry off the strut mount swivel bearing
  4. step : Installing the Strut Mount (6:34)
    • Put on the strut mount swivel bearing
    • Put on the strut mount, matching up the key on the strut mount and the strut
    • Have an assistant hold the strut as you start the 19mm nut onto the strut mount
    • Release the spring pressure slowly with the spring compressors
    • Tighten the 19mm nut preliminarily
  5. step : Installing the Strut (7:59)
    • Position the "F" on the strut mount facing forward
    • Lift the strut into place
    • Start the three 14mm nuts onto the strut mount
    • Push the strut onto the wheel spindle
    • Thread the two 19mm bolts into the bottom of the strut
    • Thread the two 21mm nuts onto the 19mm bolts
    • Tighten the strut mount nuts to 25 foot-pounds of torque
    • Support the suspension with a jack
    • Tighten the 19mm nut on the strut mount to 45 to 50 foot-pounds
    • Tighten the 21mm nuts at the bottom of the strut to 110 foot-pounds
    • Clip the ABS sensor to the strut
    • Clip the brake line to the strut
    • Tap the clip on with a hammer
  6. step : Reattaching the Wheel (11:04)
    • 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 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Assistant
  • Jack Stands

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Strut Spring Compression Tool

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Vehicle Fit

  • 2003-2008 Infiniti FX35 Front Upper Strut Mount Pair
  • 2003-2008 Infiniti FX45 Front Upper Strut Mount Pair
  • 2000-2001 Infiniti I30 Front Upper Strut Mount Pair
  • 2002-2004 Infiniti I35 Front Upper Strut Mount Pair
  • 1990-1996 Infiniti Q45 Front Upper Strut Mount Pair
  • 2002-2006 Nissan Altima Front Upper Strut Mount Pair
  • 2000-2008 Nissan Maxima Front Upper Strut Mount Pair
  • 2003-2007 Nissan Murano Front Upper Strut Mount Pair
  • 2004-2009 Nissan Quest Front Upper Strut Mount Pair
Part #: 1ASFK01199

How-to Video:

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