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How to Install Replace Rear Shock Absorber 2012 Ford Explorer Model Years 2011 15

How to Install Replace Rear Shock Absorber 2012 Ford Explorer Model Years 2011-15

In this video you will see the procedure for changing the rear shock absorbers in a Ford Explorer for 2012 but should be very similar for years 2011-2015.

The job takes about 2 hours but expect it to take a little longer for the first timer. Chock the wheels before doing this job

Here are the parts for the job:
Amazon short link below

Motorcraft ASH-24546 Shock Absorber
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Monroe 911330 (alternate)
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Here are some tools you will need:
IRWIN VISE-GRIP Original Locking Sheet Metal Tool, 8″
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18 mm deep impact socket
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15mm impact socket
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Dremel tool with cutoff bit or utility knife and patience
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scissor jack from your trunk

How to Install Replace Rear Shock Absorber 2012 Ford Explorer Model Years 2011 15
Ford Explorer
rear shocks
ford
auto repair

rearshocks

replacement


I’d like to thank the following for the inspiration to make this video:

How to Replace Rear Shock Absorbers 91-05 Ford Explorer
1A Auto Parts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTDxhgB4ekY

How To Replace Front Shocks On A Ford Explorer
AJ Pierce
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-7mVRd4R2o

How To Replace Rear Shocks On A Ford Explorer
AJ Pierce
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIpIGOHu_10

Top Ten Signs of Worn Shocks and Struts
TheOriginalGabriel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=io1bb6lhn50

How to Check Shocks and Struts in Your Car
Scotty Kilmer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPh75zckPWE

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