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Monroe Rear Upper Strut Mount Kit: 902968

Specifications:

  • Fits RH (Passenger Side) REAR UPPER

  • Direct fit replacement

Item Condition: New

2 Year Warranty

This item is backed by a 2 Year Warranty. In the event this item should fail during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:52)
    • Pull back the insulation from the trunk
    • Remove the three 15mm nuts with a wrench
    • Loosen the lug nut covers with a 19mm socket
    • Pry off the center cap with a flat blade screwdriver
    • 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 Rear Shock Strut (2:09)
    • Hold the bolt on the sway bar link with a 14mm wrench
    • Remove the nut with an 18mm socket
    • Push the sway bar out and to the side
    • Remove the two 21mm nuts from the bottom of the strut and knuckle
    • Remove the two 13mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pry the caliper off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Hammer the bottom of the strut to loosen the bolts
    • Hammer the bolts out
    • Remove the rotor
    • Lift the strut up and push it back off the knuckle
    • Pull it out from the studs at the top
    • Remove the rear shock strut
  3. step : Removing the Rear Strut Mount (4:28)
    • Place the spring compressors on either side of the spring
    • Tighten each back and forth a little while alternating sides
    • Remove the nut at the top of the strut with a strut socket and T45 Torx bit
    • Remove the mount plate
  4. step : Installing the New Rear Strut Mount (5:52)
    • Tighten all the studs on the new mount
    • Push the center piece down into the plate
    • Place the gasket onto the strut
    • Push the plate on the strut with the rounded end facing the brackets on the bottom
    • Push down on the strut tighten the T45 Torx nut
    • Loosen each of the compressors bit by bit while alternating sides
    • Repeat until the spring compressors pull free
  5. step : Inserting the Rear Shock Strut (7:00)
    • Insert the strut into place
    • Push down on the knuckle and place the strut behind it
    • Push the strut onto the knuckle
    • Insert the 21mm bolts into the bottom of the strut and knuckle
    • Jack up the knuckle with a floor jack
    • Line up the studs on the shock strut
    • Replace the 15mm nuts in the trunk
    • Hammer the 21mm bolts in and tighten them
    • Torque the 21mm bolts to 120 ft/lbs
    • Push the rotor into place
    • Hammer the brake caliper back on
    • Replace the 13mm bolts in the brake caliper
    • Push the sway bar link into its slot
    • Insert and tighten the 18mm nut on the sway bar link
  6. step : Reattaching the Wheel (9:36)
    • 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
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 ft/lbs in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap
    • Tighten the lug nut covers with a 19mm socket
    • Tighten the three 15mm bolts in the trunk
    • Replace the trunk insulator in place

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Strut Spring Compression Tool

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T45 Torx Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 14mm Wrench
  • 15mm Wrench

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