"How hard is it to replace struts?" is a question we get asked a lot. The answer is: replacing a strut is not very hard, but it can be dangerous. Even very good tools (like a spring compressor) can malfunction and you really don't want to be standing in the wrong place when one does, as the guys from Car & Driver show in this video:
A lot of people underestimate the strength of car springs, keep in mind your car's springs are holding up anywhere between 500 to over a thousand pounds depending on the size of your vehicle, and if a spring compressor fails when you remove them,, you have all that energy suddenly released and the spring will shoot out very fast and very hard. For a little bit of context: this guy (former World's Strongest Man and current MMA fighter Mariusz Pudzianowski) bench presses 600 lbs, and you would definitely not want to take a punch from him. Imagine how hard something designed to hold up 1,200 lbs could hit.
Enter your vehicle information to find products for your vehicle.
If you don't see what you need, call Shockwarehouse at 1-800-245-7469.