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2002 Volvo S60 Question: struts

 

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msh58, 2.4L 5 Cylinder, Flagstaff, AZ, January 13, 2010, 12:16
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there is a cross shaped nut washer on the strut in the proccess of removing the shock form spring. what is the best way to remove that peace

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, January 13, 2010, 12:30
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    There is a special tool for removing this nut, and you need to hold the strut shaft with a torx bit. Without that tool, you can probably get it off with a pair of big pliers (channel lock or vise grip)

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