One lower control arm for each front strut.
The same way you do any macpherson strut assembly...If you aren't familiar with the procedure, take it to a professional. Spring/strut assemblies can be dangerous if not serviced properly.
to change a front wheel bearing remove macpherson strut and press out bearings with a press, replace with press.
No, a Macpherson is a strut -shock combo unit that fits between the A frame and the vehicle frame.
some lightweight oil is poured into the strut body
super beetles have a little more rounded front end and the main difference is the super beetle has macpherson strut front suspension as oposed to the beam style bug suspension. the macpherson strut is okay for street only and be sure that all rubber bushings are good or else very shakey down the road. the super beetle is muchless desireable and holds less value super beetles have a little more rounded front end and the main difference is the super beetle has macpherson strut front suspension as oposed to the beam style bug suspension. the macpherson strut is okay for street only and be sure that all rubber bushings are good or else very shakey down the road. the super beetle is muchless desireable and holds less value
You can go to any local mechanic to get your MacPherson strut installed. The mom and pop shops are usually cheaper, but take a little longer than the name shops.
a test to tesy ur strut assembly is to rock the car on the front and see if it returns in one rebound if not it is time to go and get some new springs
There is a few place you can find a diagram if a strut assembly. You can find a strut assembly diagram online or at an auto part store.
A strut is actually part of the suspension and not the engine. The strut is a shock absorber surrounded by a spring and provides the upper pivot point for the steering. I suggest doing a google search on "macpherson strut".
AnswerFirst you have to relieve the spring pressure off the strut. Ounce the spring pressure is off remove th lower balljoint off the knuckle this is connected to the lower control arm.The strut goes through the control arm remove the nut on the end (21 mm) then go to the front of the car to the other end of the strut this is bigger nut loosen that one.Push the control arm towards the back of the car this will free the control arm from the strut.then pull the strut out of the front grommet.
If you search "Macpherson strut" online, you can find many web pages that explain what that is. Wikipedia may be a good resource to give you some general information about it. For more technical information, you can try the Auto Zone website.
the 2000 ford focus has struts on the front. you can buy the strut/spring assembly for about 250 a pair online.