Replaces

Toyota Camry Solara Strut & Spring Assembly Monroe Quick-Strut 171680 - MNSTS00021

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

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 (1:14)
    • Pull off the hub cap by hand
    • 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 (1:37)
    • Remove the 12mm bolt from the brake line
    • Remove the 10mm bolt from the ABS sensor
    • Pull the brake line off the strut
    • Pull the ABS sensor off the strut
    • Attach locking pliers to the upper sway bar ball joint
    • Remove the lower sway bar link nut with a 14mm socket and ratchet
    • Remove the sway bar link from the strut
    • Remove the two 19mm nuts and bolts that connect the strut to the wheel spindle
    • Lift the rear seat off its ancho points
    • Push the seat belts through the rear seat cushion
    • Pull the rear seat out through the door
    • Remove the 12mm bolt from each rear seat bolster
    • Pull out the rear seat bolsters
    • Pull the seatbelt aside
    • Pull back the sound-deadening material
    • Remove the three 12mm bolts from the top of the strut
    • Pull the strut down and out
  3. step : Installing the Strut (5:44)
    • Lift the strut into place, lining up the studs
    • Start the 13mm nuts onto the strut mount
    • Insert the 19mm bolts that connect the strut to the wheel spindle
    • Start the 19mm nuts onto the bolts
    • Tighten the 19mm nuts to 83 foot-pounds of torque
    • Put the ABS sensor bracket into place
    • Insert the 10mm bolt into the ABS sensor bracket
    • Put the brake line into place
    • Insert the 12mm bolt into the brake line bracket
    • Put the sway bar link into place
    • Attach locking pliers to the upper sway bar ball joint
    • Fasten the 14mm nut onto the sway bar link
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (7:31)
    • 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 76 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap
  5. step : Securing the Strut and Reinstalling the Rear Seat (8:08)
    • Fasten the three 13mm nuts onto the strut mount
    • Push the rear seat bolsters into place using the locating tabs
    • Insert the 12mm bolt into each rear seat bolster bracket
    • Push the rear seat cushion into place
    • Pull the seatbelts through the rear seat cushion
    • Pop in the seat cushion clips

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Vise Grip Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 12mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 21mm wrench
  • 14mm Wrench
  • 19mm Wrench
  • 10mm Wrench
  • 13mm Wrench
  • 12mm Wrench

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will this strut work on the driver side?
Tim A on Sep 1, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No, this is only for the passenger side. Check out the listing for MNSTS00022 if you need the rear driver side.

Vehicle Fit

  • 1997-2001 Toyota Camry Rear Strut & Spring Assembly L4 2.2L Passenger Side Monroe Quick-Strut 171680
  • 1999-2003 Toyota Solara Rear Strut & Spring Assembly Passenger Side Monroe Quick-Strut 171680

This part replaces:

  • Monroe Quick-Strut 171680
Part #: MNSTS00021

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Monroe Quick-Strut
Brand #: 171680

How-to Video:

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