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 🚗 How to change the strut assembly on Ford F150
12th gen 09-14 ?

Changing the strut assembly of your F150 ?

Changing the front shock absorbers of your F150 12th gen means replacing the used ones with new ones, for a better road holding and more safety.

Why should you change the strut assembly of your F150?

Your F150's strut are essential components of the suspension system.

They help absorb shocks and vibrations from road irregularities, ensuring optimal driving comfort and safe handling. 

That's why it's important to change your F150's strut assembly.


It is recommended to change the strust assembly of your F150 12th gen around every 50,000 miles. It is important to monitor the shock absorbers for any signs of oil leakage or uneven tire wear. This can also depend on various factors such as driving conditions, road quality, weight carried, etc.


In any case, if you notice deterioration in ride quality, uneven tire wear, excessive noise or vibration while driving, it is recommended that you have your rear shocks checked by an automotive professional. If the shocks are found to be defective, they should be replaced as soon as possible to prevent further damage to other vehicle components and to ensure safe driving.

🔧Tutorial : How to change the strut assembly on F150 09-14

Time : 90 min

Difficulty : 4/5

Average savings : 150$

Required parts: shock absorbers, shock absorber cups, spring, copper grease


👨🏻‍🔧 Don't feel like doing it yourself?

Find out how much it costs to change your strut assembly on your F150 at a garage and make an appointment at a trusted garage.

🧐What symptoms to watch for?

  • Longer braking distance

  • Premature tire wear

  • Instability of the car

  • Degradation of the road handling

🛠️ Tools needed

- Measuring tape

- Hydraulic jack

- Jack stands

- Wheel lug wrench

- Wire brush

- Breaker bar

- 27mm socket

- 30mm socket

- Ratchet

- Pin punch

- Hammer

- 15mm spanner

- 15mm socket

- Gimbal

- Extender

- 18mm spanner

- 8mm socket

- 18mm socket

- 21mm socket

- Ball joint puller

- Crowbar - Torque wrench

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