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I want to replace the rear struts on my 2003 Toyota Corolla. Removing the large bottom bolt is easy but how do I access the top part of the strut??

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    You are also going to need access to a coil spring compresser to replace the struts.

  • Toyota Ed May 11, 2010

    Remove the rear seat, bottom and back, remove the rear trim panels.

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You will have to remove the rear seat.Go to the bottom cusion in the front and yank it up,about a foot in from the outside on each side.Once it out there are some bolts on the bottom of the back rest cusion remove those and push it up and remove.Then you cen get to three nuts on each strut top.

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