struts on 2002 Volvo S60

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

Asked by for the 2002 Volvo S60
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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)