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How do i determine what rear strut assembly i have? fe1 & fe0 or f41?

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There should be a decal, sometimes in the glove box that has all of the cars options listed... Regular Production Option (RPO), see if you find any that match those option. It will have F41, or FE0 or FE1

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Check these two help links to solve these issue of replacing strut assembly:---


How to replace Strut Assembly?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-replace-strut-assembly.html

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How to remove Strut Assembly,the Coil spring?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-remove-strut-assemblythe-coil.html

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These will help.
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