Strut Assembly Replacement Estimate for Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester Strut Assembly Replacement costs $656 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$476 to $899
Labor: $224 -$544
Parts: $252 -$355
Average Dealer price
$802 to 1343
Average Shop price
$582 to 1011
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2000 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$800.26Shop/Dealer Price$980.06 - $1297.30
2007 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$666.97Shop/Dealer Price$817.41 - $1084.91
2012 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$717.90Shop/Dealer Price$880.82 - $1186.32
2010 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeStrut Assembly - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$712.79Shop/Dealer Price$873.38 - $1158.52
2009 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$775.93Shop/Dealer Price$953.28 - $1302.26
2008 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$672.15Shop/Dealer Price$823.48 - $1094.55
2010 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$777.70Shop/Dealer Price$955.93 - $1306.55
2006 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$666.97Shop/Dealer Price$817.39 - $1084.88
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Joshua
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Joshua was able to come earlier than we had booked. He was very professional and polite. After he backed my car out of the garage, he went right to work. I checked on him once and I was very impressed how neatly he had his tools set up. Not only did he replace my front brakes, but he gave the car a test drive, checked all the fluids and put air in my tires. He told me loves what he does. He showed me pictures of the work he had done. He took photos with his iphone as he did the work so I could see what he had done. That was a first!!!
2006 SUBARU FORESTER - BRAKE ROTOR/DISC REPLACEMENT (FRONT)
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Noe
31 years of experience
Professional, courteous, knowledgeable, and clean, after he left there was barely a trace of him ever being there.
2001 SUBARU FORESTER - CLUTCH FLUID REPLACEMENT
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Grzegorz
36 years of experience
Very satisfied with Gregory's work. Thank you for a good experience and fun talk.
2002 SUBARU FORESTER - OIL CHANGE
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Brandon
13 years of experience
Very good job. Will call for him again. Saved alot of time and money for me as this was my son's car in Raleigh and I live 3 hours away and he goes to school there. Very satisfied.
2003 SUBARU FORESTER - THERMOSTAT REPLACEMENT
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All about Strut Assembly Replacement

The strut assembly, an essential part of your car's suspension system, is attached to the front wheels and is used to absorb road shock, providing a smooth ride. Most cars made after 1995 have shock absorbers in the rear and strut assemblies in the front suspension. Older cars may have shock absorbers at all four wheels. Faulty or damaged struts affect the ride comfort as well as the braking effectiveness. The strut assembly, located in the front or rear of the car, is basically a shock absorber with a spring coil for additional support. The front wheels have the extra weight of the engine and need extra support to absorb shock from the road. The shock absorber has a piston and a cylinder that contains a gas or liquid substance. The spring is attached to the piston. When you drive over a bump, the piston inside the cylinder moves up and down against the gas/fluid and the spring, absorbing the shock from the bump. The strut assembly takes a beating over time, especially on bumpy roads. It will eventually start leaking the gas/liquid, leaving you with an unstable or rugged ride. With worn out struts, it is possible that the tires could lose contact with the road and/or the tires will wear out prematurely.

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