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Monroe Quick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly

Part No. 171924 Warranty Details  

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The revolutionary Monroe® Quick-Strut® unit is the first complete, ready-to-install replacement strut assembly available! Monroe® Quick-Strut® units include all the components required for strut replacement in a single, fully-assembled unit. They feature pre-assembled replacement bearing plate, upper and lower spring isolators, upper spring seat, coil spring, boot kit, and a premium strut. This breakthrough design saves on installation time by eliminating having to disassemble components and compress the coil spring prior to installation. Each Quick-Strut® assembly features application-engineered valving to optimize each vehicle's unique ride and handling characteristics. Available for popular passenger car, light truck and SUV applications.

Product Features:
  • Pre-Assembled Upper Strut Mount: OE-style bearings, SAE-grade nuts and bolts, Superior rubber-to-steel bonding, Plated steel for longer wear, All components manufactured to meet or exceed OE performance
  • Bearing Plate: The new bearing plate helps ensure consistent, precise steering return by eliminating “memory steer.” Helps eliminate steering noises commonly associated with worn or corroded bearings. Also improves overall steering smoothness (if equipped
  • Upper Spring Seat: Each new spring seat is engineered to complement the ride control characteristic of the corresponding premium Monroe® strut and upper strut mount. The upper spring seat provides consistent performance without transmitting noise or vibra
  • Coil Spring: Manufactured from high-quality U.S. steel, each coil spring is precisely calibrated to support the vehicle’s weight and help ensure correct ride height. Each spring is painted or powder-coated for excellent rust resistance
  • Boot Kit: The durable strut boot protects the strut rod and seal from dirt and debris. The premium bumper prevents component damage when the suspension bottoms out
  • Spring Isolators: Prevents metal to metal contact and helps eliminate noise between the spring and spring seat
  • Premium Strut: Premium strut technology based on application. Each strut features application-engineered valving to complement each vehicle's unique ride and handling characteristics
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Body Length:9.940 in
Body Type:B17
Compressed Length:10.230 in
Dust Shield:No
Extended Length:17.080 in
Travel Length:6.850 in

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MonroeQuick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly
 
3.9

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (6)
  • Improves handling (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Replacement (4)
  • Everyday driving (3)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (4), Auto enthusiast (3), Mechanic (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

noisy upper bushings

These strut assemblies, purchased here at Advance, were installed (in a 1995 Saturn wagon) professionally, at a local shop with a good reputation. The assemblies function well in regard to restoring the...Read complete review

These strut assemblies, purchased here at Advance, were installed (in a 1995 Saturn wagon) professionally, at a local shop with a good reputation. The assemblies function well in regard to restoring the handling and ride. Over a 2 month period, though, both front assemblies have become irritatingly noisy: the top bushings squeal and groan loudly whenever the steering wheel is turned, with or without the car in motion. Spraying the plastic/rubber bushings with silicone helps, but only for a while. I doubt that the warranty will cover this, though perhaps I should make an effort to find out. Otherwise, these assemblies do what they are supposed to do, so I'd recommend them...after pointing out and demonstrating the noise factor, however.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not quick

About 6 hours to force it up into place. Came fully expanded and 3 inches longer than the bottom holes on the car. Double checked that I got the correct part, borrowed spring...Read complete review

About 6 hours to force it up into place. Came fully expanded and 3 inches longer than the bottom holes on the car. Double checked that I got the correct part, borrowed spring compressors that only got stuck while hitting the top mount. Used two jacks, pry bars, hammers, bottle jack, 16" channel locks, an old table leg, and a few tools I'd forgot I owned to compress the spring far enough for the top hole on the bottom end to be caught with a drift pin. 30 minutes after that, I got the thing twisted enough to finally get the bottom bolt started. After that it was a piece of cake.

I watched Monroe's install video a couple times to see what simple trick I missed and how easy they do it. I could have watched the video about 100 times in the time it took me to install.

That said. I'm sure it's a fine part and would have been as simple as advertised had the length been the same as the space allowed and the holes lined up perfectly like they show in their video. I installed a pressure plate and new clutch in an old Ford truck in less time a few months ago.

However I'll still recommend it as a better solution than rebuilding an old one, and contribute my problems with install to either plain old bad luck, or not figuring out that "one simple trick" that others may know.

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3.0

Not quick

By 

from KS

About Me Truck Enthusiast

Pros

  • Not Sure

Cons

  • Hard to install

Best Uses

  • Small Cars

Comments about Monroe Quick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly:

About 6 hours to force it up into place. Came fully expanded and 3 inches longer than the bottom holes on the car. Double checked that I got the correct part, borrowed spring compressors that only got stuck while hitting the top mount. Used two jacks, pry bars, hammers, bottle jack, 16" channel locks, an old table leg, and a few tools I'd forgot I owned to compress the spring far enough for the top hole on the bottom end to be caught with a drift pin. 30 minutes after that, I got the thing twisted enough to finally get the bottom bolt started. After that it was a piece of cake.

I watched Monroe's install video a couple times to see what simple trick I missed and how easy they do it. I could have watched the video about 100 times in the time it took me to install.

That said. I'm sure it's a fine part and would have been as simple as advertised had the length been the same as the space allowed and the holes lined up perfectly like they show in their video. I installed a pressure plate and new clutch in an old Ford truck in less time a few months ago.

However I'll still recommend it as a better solution than rebuilding an old one, and contribute my problems with install to either plain old bad luck, or not figuring out that "one simple trick" that others may know.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I'm glad I chose this strut. Thank you!!

By 

from Kaneohe, Haiwaii

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Soooo easy to install

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Monroe Quick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly:

      One piece, anyone can install it without much mechanical acknowlede. Now I'm ready to install the rear ones.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      WARNING: Check for Product Bulletin 1st

      By 

      from Perkasie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Spring comp not needed

      Cons

      • Prod Bulletin was issued
      • Received recalled struts
      • They squeak when turning

      Best Uses

        Comments about Monroe Quick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly:

        Be careful. There was a product bulletin issued on the struts for my car. I purchased and installed the struts myself. I had the dealer align the front end. The struts started squeaking and making a moaning sound when turning. I contacted the manufacturer about the problem. They informed me that there was a product bulletin issued on the my struts and that they should have been return to the manufacturer and not sold to customers.[...] I had to pay for a second alignment. I will seek reimbursement from Advance Auto for the second alignment. Do yourself a favor and check with the manufacturer for a product bulletin before installing this product. I wish I did.

        • Car & Truck:
        • Casual Driver, Mechanic
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Worst struts I have ever owned

        By 

        from Albany,NY

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Nothing

        Cons

        • Junk
        • Loud
        • Noisy
        • Terrible

        Best Uses

          Comments about Monroe Quick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly:

          Okay so I bought these struts based on the fact that they were easy to install. They are right they are called quick struts because they really are a piece of cake to put in. HOWEVER that does NOT deter from the fact that these struts are absolute 100% junk. you would think that a product from monroe would not be but it is. Ive been through 4 of them and they all squeak when the wheel is turned.Everything was installed correctly. They should be called quick squeaks. If you are thinking about buying these don't. Save yourself the headache and buy KYB's. Yes you'll have to assemble them but its worth it. I have already had to pay for 2 alignments because of these pieces of junk. DO NOT BUY THEM!!!

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great product, installed 2 in 30 mins

          By 

          from saginaw, mi

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Cars
            • Small Cars
            • Trucks

            Comments about Monroe Quick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly:

            great product! very easy to install, no second guessing if the funny noise will be resolved, everything for suspension was replaced in one 15 minute job!

            • Car & Truck:
            • Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

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            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            I would buy this product again and again

            By 

            from Lowell MA

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Replacement

              Comments about Monroe Quick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly:

              I will be looking to do the rear struts.

              • Car & Truck:
              • Casual Driver

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              5.0

              great product, easy install, nice ride!

              By 

              from boston, ma

              Pros

              • Comfortable Ride
              • Easy To Install
              • Improves Handling

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving
                • Performance Driving
                • Replacement
                • Restoration

                Comments about Monroe Quick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly:

                installed all four in seven hours. very easy.also installes brakes at same time. thanks for a great product!

                • Car & Truck:
                • Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

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                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                excellent buy

                By 

                from Kansas city mo

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Improves Handling

                Cons

                • Lacks Adjustability

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving
                • Replacement

                Comments about Monroe Quick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly:

                easy to replace for amateurs

                • Car & Truck:
                • Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

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                4.0

                noisy upper bushings

                By 

                from Somerset, WI

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Comfortable Ride
                • Easy To Install
                • Improves Handling

                Cons

                • Noisy

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving
                • Replacement

                Comments about Monroe Quick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly:

                These strut assemblies, purchased here at Advance, were installed (in a 1995 Saturn wagon) professionally, at a local shop with a good reputation. The assemblies function well in regard to restoring the handling and ride. Over a 2 month period, though, both front assemblies have become irritatingly noisy: the top bushings squeal and groan loudly whenever the steering wheel is turned, with or without the car in motion. Spraying the plastic/rubber bushings with silicone helps, but only for a while. I doubt that the warranty will cover this, though perhaps I should make an effort to find out. Otherwise, these assemblies do what they are supposed to do, so I'd recommend them...after pointing out and demonstrating the noise factor, however.

                • Car & Truck:
                • Casual Driver

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again and again

                By 

                from Omaha, NE

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Monroe Quick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly:

                  Took 30 minutes to install. Took longer to jack up the car!

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                  • Q:

                    A few questions:

                    1) What is the warranty on this product?
                    2) Since it is an "assembly" that is being purchased, is the assembly replaced if there is a warranty claim or is the defective sub-part replaced under a warranty claim?
                    3) What Monroe strut cartridge is used in this assembly?
                    4) Lots of customer feedback that there are problems with the strut bearing quality. Has that problem been addressed? If so, what is the serial range of product that included the defective strut bearings?

                    I only want to do this work once. Strut cartridges and bearings are pretty easy to install. This is a cool time saver but it looks like the quality of parts suffered in the process. I'd rather do the assembly myself with quality parts if Monroe used some of their lessor quality parts in creating this product.
                    Asked on 2/10/2013 by 510man

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      This part Monroe Quick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly, Part No. 171924 has limited lifetime replacement as warranty. This 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. The strut cartridge for this part should be Monroe part no. 71924 (Sensa-Trac Strut).
                      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 2/11/2013 by Aaron from AAP
                  • Q:

                    Are these priced for each strut, or for the pair?
                    Asked on 4/15/2012 by Anonymous

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      This part Monroe Quick-Strut Complete Strut Assembly, Part No. 171924 manufactured by Monroe is sold individually. This part is for the Front side of the Vehicle.
                      For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.

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

                    are these the front or rear struts?
                    Asked on 12/13/2011 by Anonymous

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      This Monroe Quick Strut(Part No. 171924) if for front.

                      Answered on 12/13/2011 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
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