Strut replacement? on 2002 Ford Taurus

Is this as easy as I'm imagining? Remove the top mounting bolts,loosen the clamp at the bottom,and misc attachments,and it just pulls out of the control arm with enough clearance? Then I put in a quick strut or have my auto parts shop replace the strut unit itself?

by in Huntington, NY on June 26, 2012
1 answer 2 comments
ANSWER by on June 27, 2012
yep yep yep. is ten years old , low miles and never seen a day of bad weather ....right? OTHER THAN THAT ,yep , yep , yepster (damn I was trying to avoid that ! where's my 'delete' button when I need it?
COMMENT by on June 28, 2012
Yep, I hear ya'! ;-) She's going on eleven,has 179k on the clock,these front struts are original,and clean as the car is in general,I do find things rusting away.
COMMENT by on June 28, 2012
I do hope it goes without any problems !!
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