You can check for any fluid leak around the shock.Additional informationIf they are in need of replacing it is a good idea to also replace the upper strut mounts at the same time. I had one fail 5 months after replacing the struts, wasn't pretty.
Really easy, remove all the top bolts in engine compartment ,then disconnect bottom of strut. Now jack vehicle up and let the strut slide out.
I found it. It is 65 to 95 Foot Pounds of Torque for the bottom bolts.
To change the front strut it is not hard at all. Simply remove the tire, remove the break, remove the bottom bolts from the strut. Then remove the top bolt from the strut. Usually takes about 20-40 minutes to remove. Replacing is very simple as well. However, the front strut replacement will require a front-end alignment to be completed.
To replace the front struts on a 2000 model Hyundai Sonata, you will first need to remove the tires. There will be 3 nuts on top of the strut mount. You will need to remove the 2 bolts that connect from the strut to the knuckle. Then you will need to remove the ABS sending unit as well as the front brake hose. Once these components are removed, you can remove the strut. In order to remove the strut, you will need a special tool to compress the spring. Once the struts are removed, you can safely replace them with new struts.
how do you remove the rear struts/shocks on 2002 hyundai sonata.
The 1993 Mercury Grand Marquis does not have front shocks. The Mercury has front struts. Compress the strut spring with a spring compressor. Remove the strut retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new front struts.
The front struts on a Mercury Sable are replaced by jacking up the vehicle, removing the wheels, and supporting the vehicle on jack stands. The retaining bolts can then be removed, the struts taken out, and new struts put in place.
First, Take off the front tire. then remove the brake caliper, remove the brake disc, undo the bolts connecting the strut to the lower control arm, undo the bolts under the hood and remove. use spring compressors to get new one on and do the rest in reverse order.
open the hood and on each side there will be a circular hole with a screw sticking out but on the sides there will be 2 bolts on one side and one on the other side. remove the 3 bolts. take off the tire and you will see that the strut has 2 bolts to undo it from the control arm. just take out those bolts and pop in the new struts and tighten the bolts back on.
there will be 2 bolts on each side they are located behind the fender take them out and remove the clips from the top and bottom
Jack the vehicle up to relive tension off of the suspension. The undo the 3 bolts from the top that release the struts.
1996 Explorers do not have front struts. They use torsion bars as springs that require special tools to remove and conventional shock absorbers that are easy to remove.