How to Change the Front Struts on a 2002 Mercury Sable – The front struts on your Mercury Sable are vital to your car’s smooth ride, absorbing the bumps and shocks of the road.
If one of the struts has a damaged spring or another defect, you can remove and disassemble it for repairs, but replacing the strut assembly is much easier done. If one front strut has simply worn down over time, there’s a good chance that the other strut also needs to be changed.
Tools Used: Tools, Jack, Jack stands, Wrench
Change the Front Struts
Raise the car’s front end with the jack and support it on jack stands, placed underneath the subframe. Remove the front wheels and open the hood.