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I have torn rubber on front struts at top where it connect into engine compartment

I was looking inside the tire wells and noticed the boots that cover the top of the struts is torn. What should I do?

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It keeps the dust and mud away from the strut to keep
the seal from getting damage there also I belive part of
the bumper so the start womt top out

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Replace them... the rubber boots protect the upper joint of the strut, corrosion of this joint will lead to excessive wear causing alignment issues. Depending on your mileage and the type of roads you drive on, it may well be time to replace the entire strut.

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