Q: What parts are needed to replace rear struts? I have the strut and spring assembly and the boot mount replacement 1999 Lexus RX300

asked by on February 25, 2017

I just want to be sure I have all the parts needed to complete my strut replacement I have the strut and spring assembly pair and the rear upper strut mount with boot pair

My car has 170000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Strut Assembly Replacement $246.39 - $2106.94 Get a Quote

Hi there - you have the parts you need for strut replacement. For assistance, I recommend a strut replacement service performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, and give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

What others are asking

Would a clogged catalytic converter burn a hole in the manifold

Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The hole in the manifold is a sign of something coming out of the engine, either a piston or a valve. If the manifold is the intake manifold, then there could be a burned...

Battery dead truck wont start after alarm being messed with.

With all the playing around, the battery going dead more than once, and it being over 5 years old, I would try replacing the battery first. After the battery is replaced, lock all the doors and then unlock the vehicle...

interference motor time jumped one tooth do you thing posting and rods are damaged belt did not break

A one tooth jump will often leave you still in the safe zone. Obviously, don't run the engine though to avoid an additional "jump" which will bring you more into the inteference danger zone. In other words, quit while you...

Will the front shocks and struts for a 1999 hyundai elantra fit on a 1999 hyundai accent?

Neither the strut assembly, nor the individual assembly components, for those two models in that year do NOT interchange in any parts catalogs and thus these parts cannot be interchanged on the two Hyundai models. YourMechanic can obtain the correct...

All of a sudden it dies while driving?

Hi, thanks for writing in. This could well be a failure of the fuel pump relay, or the crankshaft position sensor. Both electronic components which can start failing from heat/use, then cool off and work again. Over time, sometime a...

What Is a Strut?

A strut, also known as a MacPherson strut, named after Earle MacPherson, the engineer who developed this type of suspension, looks like a big tube-style shock absorber and uses the upper part of the strut as a steering pivot, instead...

Car cranking, but not turning over

There are a number of things that could be the cause of a no start condition. Remember, an engine requires 4 things to run: Air, Fuel, Compression, and Spark. Your vehicle has a complex computer controlled ignition system and relies...

My spider gears in the rear end keep busting. Chunk isn't harmed. What is the problem?

Hello there, thanks for writing in. The spider gears are only used when you are turning left or right, unless you have two differently-sized tires on the same axle, in which then the spider gears will turn all the time....

Steering pulls on the highway, seems dangerous

The front springs on the struts may need to be replaced. A thorough check of tires and tire pressures need to be done first. The manufacturer has issued a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) 10-029, dated 4/20/2012, that covers replacing the...

Related articles

What Is a Strut?
People talking about vehicle suspensions often refer to “shocks and struts.” Hearing this, you may have wondered just what a strut is,...
How to Troubleshoot a Car Pulling to One Side
If your car pulls to the left or leans to one side, check that your tires are all the same size, suspension parts are even, and if springs are bent.
What Is a Strut?
People talking about vehicle suspensions often refer to “shocks and struts.” Hearing this, you may have wondered just what a strut is,...