Strut assembly replacement: 1-1/2 to 2 hours ($300 / $480 / $800)
This video show assembly replacement with a salvaged unit. You can get new units from some auto parts suppliers, most people get units from Amazon (Gabriels). This video was filmed on a Volvo 850 but the process is the same for most vehicles.
Spring seat – 53 ft lbs.
Strut mount bolt – 53 ft lbs.
Top assembly 3 bolts, strut mount to frame – 19 ft lbs.
Strut to steering knuckle – 49 ft lbs. plus 90 degrees.
Sway bar end link – 38 ft lbs.
Web tutorial: http://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/foru…