Strut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit
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Monroe Strut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit

Part No. 902973 Warranty  

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Monroe Strut-Mate mounting kits are direct fit replacements designed to complement the ride control characteristics of Monroe struts. In addition, our full line will provide you with late model original equipment coverage. When doing strut replacements, it is important to do the complete job. This means not only replacing the struts but also inspecting and replacing worn strut mounts. Remember, worn strut mounts can adversely affect a vehicle's safety and handling. Not only are strut mounts a necessary component of the suspension system, they consist of rubber to metal bonded parts that wear out over time as well. Worn bearings may also cause noise, steering binding, vibration and vehicle pull. Strut-Mate mounting kits can include*: Strut Mount, Bearing, Upper Spring Isolator, Lower Spring Isolator, or Upper Spring Seat. (*as applicable by OE design)

Product Features:
  • Replacing all your warn strut components ensures a complete repair
  • High-Quality premium strut components
  • Engineered for superior fit and performance
  • Monroe Strut-Mate mounting kits* include: Strut Mount, Bearing, Upper Spring Isolator, Lower Spring Isolator, or Upper Spring Seat.
  • * Each kit sold separately
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Contents:Strut Mount, Strut Bearing, (3) Retainer, Spring S

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MonroeStrut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit
 
4.1

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large cars (3)
    • Small cars (3)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Casual driver (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Auto enthusiast (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

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    4.0

    Good product but lacks info

    By mechanicmandan

    from york, PA

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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    Level 4

    Pros

    • Like Oem Quality

    Cons

    • Lacks Install Info
    • Misleading Preassembly

    Best Uses

      Comments about Monroe Strut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit:

      This product replaced my strut mounts which had torn rubber and were allowing play in the strut assembly. The product itself is of good quality but my main gripe is the lack of install info and the partially assembed part in the wrong order

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      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Good

      By Pyro

      from Thumb, Michigan

      About Me Competitive Driver

      Verified Buyer
      Level 2

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Noisy

      Best Uses

        Comments about Monroe Strut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit:

        Appear to be good quality, however, once installed, they are fairly noisy, seems like they need to be greased? Other than the noise, they seem fine.

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        • No

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        (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        One Month After

        By DIY Junkie

        from Arvada, CO

        About Me Auto Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer
        3 or more reviews submitted

        Pros

        • Perfect Fit

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Van

          Comments about Monroe Strut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit:

          Took two tries to get installed correctly - little complicated to figure-out how to assemble. In my defense it was at the end of a long day and late at night when I was installing.

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          (5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          works, but complicated.

          Pros

            Cons

            • Difficult To Use

            Best Uses

              Comments about Monroe Strut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit:

              Better instructions on assembly would be helpful. No instructions in box, and the instructions packed with the strut not very clear, either. Couldn't find a clear picture in service manual or on-line, either. Had to take off old strut to see: Tapered black ring goes right against metal mount, with arrows pointing at studs. Yellow bearing goes next, yellow side with little ridges lined up with small ridges in tapered black ring. Round spring mount goes next. Small metal cup goes on top; large metal cup goes on bottom. against the strut. Would be much simpler to buy a "Quick-Strut", but none is available for this vehicle.

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              5.0

              Makes strut instalation a snap.

              By Cobra Jet Kid

              from Detroit, MI

              About Me Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver, Master mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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              Level 2

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Exact fit

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Large Cars
                • Small Cars

                Comments about Monroe Strut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit:

                Makes strut install a snap. So easy to install a fifth grader could do it. Included all the little hardware for a perfect install. I don't see how anyone with even minimal skills could mess up a instalation with this kit!

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                (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Good product, but...

                By Dave

                from Pennsylvania

                Verified Buyer
                3 or more reviews submitted

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • No instructions

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Monroe Strut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit:

                    The strut mounts come with no instructions whatsoever. There are 4 different plastic pieces that make up the mount, plus two metal spacers. In my case, some of the plastic pieces were assembled together in the box in incorrect order. I ended up disassmbling my old mount to figure out how the new one is supposed to go. What a time waster. If you're a pro and have experience with this, then no issue, but if it's your first mount replacement, it's not so obvious.

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                    (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    [...]

                    By Greg

                    from Atlanta, GA

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                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Large Cars
                      • Small Cars

                      Comments about Monroe Strut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit:

                      [...]....My mechanic put yellow ring upside down ..be careful. Good or better than OEM...[...]

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                      • Casual Driver, Mechanic

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                      (7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Excellent ride

                      By Traveler

                      from Bartlesville,OK

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                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Monroe Strut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit:

                          Perfect match to the new struts.

                          • Car & Truck:
                          • Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

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                          (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          great product and would recommend to all

                          By jayman

                          from catlettsburg,ky

                          Verified Buyer
                          3 or more reviews submitted

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                          • No cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Large Cars
                          • Small Cars
                          • Trucks

                          Comments about Monroe Strut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit:

                          great easy to use

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                          • Q:

                            Will I need any other parts then this mounting kit (besides the boot and spring) to put my new strut together on my 08 grand prix?
                            Asked on 1/30/2014 by jacob

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              Hi Jacob, great question! No, you do not need any other hardware besides this mounting kit, boot and spring for installing the strut on your Pontiac Grand Prix.

                              Answered on 1/31/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                          • Q:

                            I've been quoted by my mechanic that I would need part # 142526 for my 04 Pontiac Grand Prix GT. Is this the same part?
                            Asked on 5/10/2012 by Anonymous

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              This Monroe Strut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit(Part# 902973) is for front and it fits your 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT. It comes with Strut Mount, Strut Bearing, (3) Retainer, Spring S. For further assistance please feel free to call 1-877-238-2623 and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                              Answered on 5/14/2012 by Dennis from AAP
                          • Q:

                            is this required when replacing the strut?
                            Asked on 10/12/2011 by Anonymous from McAdoo, PA

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              It is recommended to replace the strut with strut-mate mounting kit.

                              Answered on 10/12/2011 by Dennis from AAP
                          • Q:

                            Can you tell me if this Strut-Mate Mounting Kit is compatable with part no. 71662. I ordererd these and they don't appear to be correct. Thankss
                            Asked on 10/7/2011 by Anonymous

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              In order for us to further assist you, would you please provide us with the year, make, model, and engine size of your application?

                              Answered on 10/7/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
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