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I need to replace the right front strut and it is rusted on.

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I need to replace the right front strut and it is rusted on. need exploded view of suspension to remove

Mechanic's Assistant: How has the ride been lately? Have you noticed any fluid under the car?

No fluid this is a 2010 frontier 4.0 4x4

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Frontier yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes am a mechanic with 20 experience. lower ball joint is rusted into tapered shaft hole can't get out

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Hey there, thanks for the question.

For any very rusty or stubborn bolts it helps to hit with Pblaster and let it sit for awhile. If they still are froze try a propane torch on the bolt.

i am having problems uploading images, but i was able to find you a usable link for your needs.

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Click here and you can view very detailed instructions and diagrams

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Just checking in to see if you still need assistance?

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