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Crack the wheel nuts just loose, raise car and support on safety stands, remove road wheels,loosen and remove 2 bolts holding strut to wheel knuckle, inside vehicle remove trim covering strut top, loosen small nuts holding strut to body, have assistant outside and support strut while you remove the nuts completely, voila 1 strut removed, do the same for opposite one, fitment reverse procedure hope this helps.

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Are we talking rear strut assembly with spring there 3 bolts on top in side trunk under carpet befor changing leave tires on unbolt struts raise car up bust lugs lose befor raing car . The reason for tires left on if u unbolt strut and spring decides to pop loose your legs and face are protected tire will save u safty if first

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