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Old 04-06-2013, 05:55 PM   #1
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Is this the actual assembly diagram for correct placement of washers?

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These are the instructions that came with mine. Part number SM5017

Hope that helps...
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I did mine like attached pic but rattle like they are loose

used impact too
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I finally got them tight....no more rattle from strut working up and down

re lubed the threads and hammered with impact
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Glad to hear you got it fixed. I did the same thing with my fronts lol.
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update.. Rattle was from sensen struts, some kind of defect inside strut valve body .. made a rattle as if strut was loose... replaced struts with Monroe... problem solved
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I had the same problem with Autozone struts. I replaced them with NOS GM units though. The fronts are fine, and not every Autozone strut does it.
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