Front Strut Replacement Cost

$313   to   $505
Labor: $159 - $202
Parts: $154 - $303
The average cost for a strut/shock absorber replacement - front is between $313 to $505. Labor costs are estimated between $159 to $202 while parts are priced between $154 to $303. Get a personalized estimate based on your location and specific car. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.

We recommend that struts be replaced in pairs.

Prior to replacement of the struts/shocks, a full inspection of the steering and suspension should be performed to identify any needed repairs. This will cut down on the labor costs when compared to replacing the worn parts separately.

We recommend a four-wheel alignment when struts are replaced. The new struts can change the vehicle's ride height, which will change the wheel alignment.

Struts may need to be replaced due to oil leaks, knocking noises, or poor ride quality.

This is a national average for all makes and models, but you can make it more accurate by adding your car info and ZIP.
This is a national average for all makes and models, but you can make it more accurate by adding your car info and ZIP.
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