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Part Details

  • Front or Rear Location:   Front
  • Location:   Upper

This replacement Upper Strut Mount is just what you need to get your vehicle riding great again!

Specifications:
  • Fits either LH (Driver Side) or RH (Passenger Side) FRONT UPPER
  • Includes mount & bearing
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards
This upper strut mount is a great replacement and offers good savings over a dealer unit.

Item Condition: New

Attention California Customers:

WARNING:  This product can expose you to chemicals including Carbon black, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer.  For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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 (0:57)
    • Loosen the lug nuts
    • Raise and secure the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts and wheel.
  2. step : Remove the strut (1:15)
    • Unbolt the 12 mm bolt securing the brake line.
    • Remove the 10 mm bolt securing the ABS sensor to the strut.
    • Use a breaker bar and penetrating oil to unbolt the 17 mm strut bolts on the bottom
    • Unbolt the 14 mm bolts at the top of the strut.
    • Pull the strut down and out.
  3. step : Install the new strut (3:06)
    • Pry up the top cover of the strut
    • Set up the spring compressors.
    • Switch back and forth between tightening the two spring compressors.
    • Start removing the 17 mm nut at the top of the strut
    • Continue to compress the spring and remove the nut completely.
    • From here you can replace the spring or the rubber bellows.
    • Replace the strut mount and tighten up the nut.
    • Decompress the spring.
    • Bolt the strut back in, torquing your 14 mm bolts to 20-30 ft lbs
    • Torque the bottom 17 mm nut to 100 ft lbs
    • Secure the 10 mm ABS sensor bracket nut with your socket and ratchet
    • Connect the brake line in place with your 12 mm socket and ratchet.
  4. step : Replace the wheel (8:25)
    • Put the wheel on and hand tighten the lug nuts.
    • Lower the vehicle and torque the lug nuts to 100 ft lbs

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 22mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 12mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Strut Spring Compression Tool

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Year Make Model Description
1996-2006Hyundai Elantra Hyundai Elantra Front Upper Strut Mount with Bearing Driver or Passenger Side
1997-2001Hyundai Tiburon Hyundai Tiburon Front Upper Strut Mount with Bearing Driver or Passenger Side
2005-2009Kia Spectra Kia Spectra Front Upper Strut Mount with Bearing Driver or Passenger Side
2005-2009Kia Spectra 5 Kia Spectra 5 Front Upper Strut Mount with Bearing Driver or Passenger Side
Part #: 1ASMX00149

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How-to Video:

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