How to Replace front struts on a front-wheel drive vehicle

A strut is designed to resist longitudinal compression. Learn how to remove and replace front struts on a front-wheel drive vehicle in this free car maintenance video from an automobile repairman.

Part 1 of 19 - How to Replace front struts on a front-wheel drive vehicle

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1 Comment

Does the spring need to be compressed when
doing this procedure? Is there any tension or compression
on the upper bolt ? I loosened it with a cheater bar,
but it is not as loose as the lower bolt. Both sides, same issue.

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