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Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber

Part No. 59371 Warranty  
$25.99
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Gas-charged shock absorber that provides improved vehicle control for today's light trucks, vans, full-size picks-ups and 4x4's at an economical price.

Product Features:
  • Available for import and domestic trucks, vans, full-size pick-ups and 4x4's
  • Gas-charged unit
  • Improved handling and control
  • Economical OE replacement
  • Meets OE product specifications
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Compressed Length:13.625 in
Dust Shield Included:Yes
Extended Length:18 in
Parts Pack(s):Yes
Travel Length:4.375 in

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MonroeGas-Matic LT Shock Absorber
 
4.1

(based on 31 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (17)
  • Durable (15)
  • Lightweight (9)
  • Easy to install (4)
  • Versatile (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks (21)
    • Large cars (4)
    • Small cars (4)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Casual driver (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual driver (14), Auto enthusiast (10), Mechanic (10), Truck enthusiast (10), Competitive driver (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (24)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Shocking!

    These were for my truck....know that monroe is a good brand, but wasn't too sure if they would be heavy duty enough. well, they are ok.....not that there...Read complete review

    These were for my truck....know that monroe is a good brand, but wasn't too sure if they would be heavy duty enough. well, they are ok.....not that there is anything wrong w/ the shocks themselves, but i really should have bought a heavier model. I can definitely tell a difference in my handling w/ these, so if i wouldn't have been so cheap i could have gotten a better one and been that much more happy.

    But anyway, changing them was super easy.....i had prepped the night before by spraying on WD-40 on all the nuts so they would break loose easier, which they did. it took me 1-1/2 from time i started to finish.....of course, i had to get jack stands out, tools and put them away in that time. plus, i cleaned and painted underneath and around rotors too. so, just the change out was probably 15min.

    these would be good shocks for cars or light trucks.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    have been a loyal customer. but no more

    I have always been loyal to monroe and put their shocks on about 6 different vehicles i have owned. But that will end here. The shocks work as expected but when i opened the...Read complete review

    I have always been loyal to monroe and put their shocks on about 6 different vehicles i have owned. But that will end here. The shocks work as expected but when i opened the sealed boxes the hardware packs were missing different parts in each one. Also the fit doesnt use the same hardware as specified. Oh well i guess ill be buying something else. Buy american made products and pay a little more.

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    gas-matic

    By Jay Dizzle

    from Tampa,FL

    About Me Truck Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer
    Level 1

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

        direct OEM replacement I'll advice any weekend garage mechanic to invest on a strap wrench, other wise the top part of the shock will keep spinning, product is a perfect fit

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        4.0

        Monroe shocks

        By Kevin

        from Indianapolis

        Verified Buyer
        Level 2

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

            Easy to install and works fine

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            3.0

            Exact fit did not fit

            By Tosh

            from FL

            Level 1

            Pros

              Cons

              • Incompatible

              Best Uses

                Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

                The bottom holes do not line up with the permanent screws on the truck. If the holes were oval for some wiggle room they may have fit.

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                • No

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                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                have been a loyal customer. but no more

                By andrew

                from Waxhaw nc

                About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Missing pieces
                • Not Oem As Specified

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

                  I have always been loyal to monroe and put their shocks on about 6 different vehicles i have owned. But that will end here. The shocks work as expected but when i opened the sealed boxes the hardware packs were missing different parts in each one. Also the fit doesnt use the same hardware as specified. Oh well i guess ill be buying something else. Buy american made products and pay a little more.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (15 of 29 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Used Monroe for Years!

                  By Johnny Bravo 3399

                  from Nashville, Tn.

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

                  Ask me a question

                  Verified Buyer
                  3 or more reviews submitted

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • High-Performance
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Large Cars
                    • Small Cars
                    • Trucks

                    Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

                    Ordered these shocks on line and believed that I had ordered the correct fit. WRONG....my mistake but the store manager Mike, worked with me and I received the correct shock. All installed with no problem. I have trusted Monroe and Advance Auto for years and I do mean YEARS of continued service and satisfaction. Glad to see a store location in the Cool Springs area. Thanks for the expansion of stores.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    (13 of 26 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Can't beat them for twice the price.

                    By redbone117

                    from Charleston W.V.

                    About Me Mechanic

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 2

                    Pros

                    • Durable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Trucks

                      Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

                      Works great on small trucks.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      (15 of 28 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Shocking!

                      By mountaineer

                      from independence, wv

                      About Me Casual Driver

                      Ask me a question

                      Verified Buyer
                      3 or more reviews submitted

                      Pros

                      • Easy to install

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

                          These were for my truck....know that monroe is a good brand, but wasn't too sure if they would be heavy duty enough. well, they are ok.....not that there is anything wrong w/ the shocks themselves, but i really should have bought a heavier model. I can definitely tell a difference in my handling w/ these, so if i wouldn't have been so cheap i could have gotten a better one and been that much more happy.

                          But anyway, changing them was super easy.....i had prepped the night before by spraying on WD-40 on all the nuts so they would break loose easier, which they did. it took me 1-1/2 from time i started to finish.....of course, i had to get jack stands out, tools and put them away in that time. plus, i cleaned and painted underneath and around rotors too. so, just the change out was probably 15min.

                          these would be good shocks for cars or light trucks.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          Comment on this review(earn points)

                          (14 of 28 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Decent shock for the Price

                          By Joe

                          from Clermont, Fl

                          About Me Auto Enthusiast

                          Ask me a question

                          Level 4

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Trucks

                            Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

                            Decent shock for the cost improved ride comfort noticeably.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            (14 of 29 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            3.0

                            Wrong information is bad

                            By Buck

                            from Calhoun, La.

                            About Me Casual Driver

                            Verified Buyer
                            Level 2

                            Pros

                              Cons

                              • Incompatible

                              Best Uses

                              • Trucks

                              Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

                              After installing the shocks my ride is rougher than it was before. Also, the info on the website said these were an exact fit for my vehicle----Wrong,---the bottom holes did not match up. Took them back to the local store where they were picked up, exchanged them for some more expensive shocks which, guess what?--they didn't fit either, same problem--bottom holes didn't match. The original shocks had slotted holes so without further ado I proceeded to take a hacksaw and slot the last pair. I'm just hoping they hold up like this. Thanks for listening. abc

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                              (15 of 30 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              That's Good Stuff

                              By Josh the Runner

                              from Detroit, MI

                              About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

                              Level 2

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Lightweight
                              • Versatile

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Trucks

                                Comments about Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber:

                                The Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber by Monroe is a very good product. It's very easy to use, It's lightweight, and It's versatile. The only con I had with this particular product was that It came packaged with the wrong size nut for the bolt that ties the bottom of the shock into the control arm. So I had to go up to advance and pick up a pack of the right size nuts. Other than that, this is a very good product.

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                                • Q:

                                  Will this shock work with front coil springs
                                  Asked on 7/19/2014 by Dave from Sullivan Indiana 47882

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    Hi Dave, glad to serve you! To check the exact fit application for the Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber (Part No. 59371), please provide us the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle.

                                    Answered on 7/20/2014 by Steve from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  going to ship them on a cargo plane, are this shocks Hazmat or Not...
                                  Asked on 11/18/2013 by ibis from miami.fl

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    Great question! Shocks are not generally considered a hazardous material as we here at Advance Auto Parts are able to ship shocks and struts directly to our customer's homes.

                                    Answered on 11/18/2013 by Heath from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  The rollover on the warranty link says "Limited Lifetime Replacement". The information at the warranty link does not include a description of "Limited Lifetime Warranty".
                                  Asked on 4/24/2013 by e

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    We apologize for the inconvenience cause, this Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber - Part No. 59371 has limited time warranty is valid for 90 days from the date of purchase or any longer warranty period that may be printed on your original sales receipt. In addition, you must be the original purchaser of the part and still own the vehicle on which it was installed. This warranty cannot be transferred to anyone at any time. Replacement parts are warranted for 90 days from the date of exchange or the remainder of the warranty period, whichever is longer. Warranty periods may vary from part to part. However, we would recommend you to call the Warranty department directly at 1-888-286-6772 between the hours of 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and we would be in a better position to assist you. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                                    Answered on 4/24/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  Does these come as a pair, or as a single unit?
                                  Asked on 3/30/2013 by Tony from Baltimore, MD

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    This Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber, Part No. 59371 is sold individually.
                                    For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.
                                    For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                                    Answered on 3/31/2013 by Aaron from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  I HAVE COIL SPRINGS IN FRONT
                                  Asked on 9/16/2012 by Leland from Boise, ID.

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    Regarding the Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber (Part# 59371), please be more specific on your query and we would be better able to assist you.

                                    Answered on 9/17/2012 by Rick from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  is this part for the rear?
                                  Asked on 4/14/2012 by Anonymous

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    No, this Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber Part number 59371 is for front.

                                    Answered on 4/16/2012 by Steve from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  your listing shows this shock and an 59379 shock also fits my 2001 Ford Ranger 4X4 (4.0) which one is the exact fit?
                                  Asked on 2/16/2012 by Jr.D. from Knoxville,Tn

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber with Part No. 59371 is the exact part for your vehicle. The other one, Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber(59379) is for Rear wheel drive only.

                                    Answered on 2/17/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  will these fit a 1996 Ford Explorer 5.0L engine 2wd? If not, do you offer a value line of shock for the front of this vehicle. I know you have some for $24.99 for the back.
                                  Asked on 12/27/2011 by Anonymous

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    Yes, this Monroe Gas-Matic LT Shock Absorber manufacturted by Monroe fits your 1996 Ford Explorer.

                                    Answered on 12/27/2011 by Vincent from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  will these fit my 2001ford explorer 2wd sport trac 4,9
                                  Asked on 10/21/2011 by Anonymous

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    Yes, this part fits your 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac.

                                    Answered on 10/21/2011 by Dennis from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  will these fit my 2wd sport track with a 4.0 engine
                                  Asked on 10/20/2011 by Anonymous from mechanicsburg

                                  1 answer

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    In order to check the exact fit application, please provide the year made of the vehicle.

                                    Answered on 10/21/2011 by Vincent from AAP
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