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2000-2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse Strut Removal

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Download 1. Remove the sway bar by removing the four inner sway bar bolts and sway bar link on each side of the vehicle (Figure 1, Figure 2). 2. In the trunk compartment on one side of the vehicle, remove the plastic cover over the upper strut mounting bolts and upper strut mounting nut (Figure 3). 3. Remove the two upper strut mounting bolts and retain for later use (Figure 4). 4. Remove the outer lower strut mounting bolt and discard (Figure 5). 5. Remove the factory strut from the vehicle (Figure 6). 6. Remove the four bolts from the upper control arm and discard (Figure 7). 7. Place the supplied bushing (E) between the upper control arm and the body of the vehicle. Attach using the supplied bolt (I) and flat washer (G). Note: Attach the bushing, bolt, and flat washer, one bolt at a time. Tighten securely. 8. Remove the inner lower strut mounting bolt from the spindle and discard (Figure 8). 9. Repeat steps 2-8 for the other side of the vehicle.