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How to replace coil spring and strut on rear of 2004 ford explorer

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SOURCE: 2004 Ford Explore - Rear Windows

WINDOWS ARE STUCK IN THE WEATHER STRIP. START VEHICLE HOLD SWITCH DOWN AND HIT THE INSIDE OF THE DOOR PANEL NEAR THE BOTOM. WINDOW SHOULD COME DOWN. THEN LUBE WEATHER STRIPS .

Posted on Aug 31, 2008

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SOURCE: struct replacement. Do I need to use a spring compressor?

any strut you need to compress the spring before you crack that top center bolt its potentially dangerous dummies been hospitalized from flying springs get a good compress not super squeezed get the resistance off the nut just a half inch gap then take off spring load spring and when you load look at the bottom of the spring has a cut on the coil seat it right the coil sits the cut end on the bottom seat ....

Posted on May 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Replacing struts on 2004 Ford Explorer

no, this can be done at home or in a local shop

Posted on May 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Replacing struts on 2004 Ford Explorer

Unbolt the struts at the top and bottom, and remove. Should take about an hour per side. You may need to get a bigger pry bar, but you are on the right track.

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: ihow do you replace rear struts on a 1999 ford

strut assembly removal requires, disconnect the lower spindle clamp should be 1 or 2 bolts and the swaybar links. then remove and replace the 3 bolts on the top of the shock tower (do not remove the center nut)
then remove the srtut.

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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