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Chevy corsica struts replacement how do you compress the spring enough without the bolts from the compressing too being too high. IE, when we compress the spring, the bolts are higher than the strut so we can not get the bolt from the strut into the body of the 1995 corsica

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  • mistressjewe May 11, 2010

    THanks Pierre,

    We had gotten that far.

    Got the new strut in, put everything back where it should be (so we thought) and took the car around the block.

    The top of the strut (the top rod with the bolt and little 3" or so disk) came up all the way into the engine compartment (thru the hole it is in).

    We have no idea what we did wrong, everything went back the way it came off. And was tightened down properly.

    Any idea on the cause?

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You have to remove the stut from the caar install spring compressor screw and tight it you gonna be able to remove the shock good luck pierre

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