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Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S Rear Strut Mount Replacement

Rear strut mounts not only attach the struts to your car, but are also responsible for helping the struts absorb some shock. The cost of replacement depends on the type of car you have.

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Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S Rear Strut Mount Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S Rear Strut Mount Replacement is $236. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

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Location
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Price
2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S
4.0L V8 Turbo Base • 44,000 miles
Sacramento CA 94203
Nov 18, 2020
$231 - $283
2016 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S
4.0L V8 Turbo Base • 59,000 miles
Buena Park CA 90620
Nov 11, 2020
$219 - $267
2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S
4.0L V8 Turbo Base • 65,000 miles
Inglewood CA 90302
Nov 4, 2020
$227 - $277
2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S
4.0L V8 Turbo Base • 49,000 miles
West Covina CA 91792
Nov 4, 2020
$220 - $268
2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S
4.0L V8 Turbo Base • 41,000 miles
Orange CA 92868
Oct 26, 2020
$199 - $243
2018 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S
4.0L V8 Turbo Base • 39,000 miles
Santa Rosa CA 95401
Oct 26, 2020
$226 - $276
2017 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S
4.0L V8 Turbo Base • 31,000 miles
Long Beach CA 90813
Oct 19, 2020
$204 - $250
2016 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S
4.0L V8 Turbo Base • 41,000 miles
San Fernando CA 91340
Oct 8, 2020
$190 - $232
2018 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S
4.0L V8 Turbo Base • 52,000 miles
Canoga Park CA 91309
Oct 2, 2020
$198 - $242
2020 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S
4.0L V8 Turbo Base • 15,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90026
Oct 1, 2020
$211 - $257
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Jan 21, 2021 4:52 PM
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What is a Rear Strut Mount?

Well, they’re mounts. For your rear struts. Oh, I’m sorry, were you looking for a little bit more than that? Okay, fine. Let’s start with the struts. Struts are a part of your car’s suspension, or at least for the cars that have them. They move up and down as your car does, absorbing some of the shock from the road. That keeps the car from dealing with excess stress (which could cause damage), and it keeps you from being subject to excess vibrations. Which is nice. And yes, you take it for granted. Until the system stops working. Okay, onto the mounts. The rear strut mounts are pretty damn important in this operation, okay?. The mounts are what attach the rear struts to the body of the car. One end of the each rear strut mount bolts directly onto the car’s body, and the other end is attached to the strut. That way the strut stays in place. The rear strut mounts do more than just attach the struts to the car’s body. They’re also responsible for some of the shock absorption process that the struts are known for. In between the two ends of the strut mount is a material that provides insulation. As you drive your car over speed bumps, potholes, and other imperfections in the road, the car will bounce up and down. That pulls and pushes on the strut mounts, which allows them to absorb the impact. They also absorb the accompanying noise in the process. As a result of these insulating strut mounts, your car doesn’t bounce as much as it would, or make as much noise. That keeps many components in the car from being damaged further, and it makes for a much nicer ride. Which you’ll realize as soon as a mount fails. Rear strut mounts usually have a very long life, and it’s possible that you’ll never need to replace any of yours. But occasionally they do need to be replaced. And any time the rear struts are replaced, the mounts should be, too.

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Symptoms of a failing Rear Strut Mount

Car is vibrating

All right, so you know how I said that rear strut mounts help with shock absorption? Well, when they’re not doing their job, then you end up with a car that isn’t absorbing as much shock as it should. And, as a result, you have some excess vibrations. If one of your car’s rear strut mounts fails, then you’ll notice your car vibrating a bit, and altogether not feeling nearly as stable and comfortable as it usually does.

Clunking noise

Here’s your first lesson about cars: They shouldn’t make any weird noises. If one of your rear strut mounts breaks, the struts may rattle around a bit due to being loose. That will result in a clunking noise when you drive over a bump or a hole in the road.

Uneven tire wear

A damaged rear strut mount will issues to both your suspension and your steering. That, in turn, will cause alignment problems in your car. A car that isn’t properly aligned will put excess stress on some tires, which will lead to abnormal wear and tear. That should be visibly noticeable. Even if you don’t know too much about cars, you should still get in the habit of checking out your tires. Look for low pressure, excessive wear, or bubbles. And look to see if one side is more worn out than the other. If it is, you may have an alignment issue. That might be the result of rear strut mount damage.

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How urgent is a Rear Strut Mount replacement?

It’s safe to drive your car short distances even if you need a rear strut mount replaced. But the more you drive on it, the more it will put excess pressure on your suspension, steering system, and tires. That leads to bigger issues, which leads to more costly repairs, which leads to…I mean, you get where I’m going, right?

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