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The Mercury Cougar will typically require potentially expensive repairs, so it is best to work hard to maintain all the parts on your great car. Distinguished by great looks, a Mercury gives you a great feel in addition to its famous precision manufacture. Once upon a time, driving was fun, and if you use high quality parts, the Mercury Cougar can bring back that lost era. The hallmarks of a finely engineered automobile include flawless operation, muscular design and lots of cutting-edge security equipment, all of which you'll find in every Mercury model. Generation after generation Mercury stands for the high quality and tough engineering associated with a fine automobile. Mercury quality definitely proves itself, with vehicle designs that merge impressive economy with the satisfaction of supple handling. When you get a trusted, reliable Mercury, there's no doubt you'll have distinctive looks. If you buy a car that is known for performance, such as a Mercury Cougar you should know that fuel efficiency isn't usually affordable. Your vehicle is special due to its high performance and terrific style, so to keep it humming in top condition you'll want the best in high-quality parts. If you picked a high-performance car for its high-end engine power and performance, support that investment and install only the best replacement parts. Ordinary MacPherson variety Mercury Cougar Struts swivel and steer with the front axle, differing from the Chapman type used in the rear axle. One of the important parts of the suspension system is the Mercury Cougar Struts, which are shock absorbers inside springs. Mercury Cougar Struts unite the role of a shock with horizontal support; this eliminates any requirement for an upper suspension arm. Your Mercury Cougar Struts provide a dampening function like the vehicle's shock absorbers, yet struts also act as support for the suspension system. Mercury Cougar Struts are very tough but the internal shock absorber element can fail, thus requiring replacing the complete unit.


They are available for the following Mercury Cougar years: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 02, 01, 00, 99, 97, 96, 95, 94, 93, 92, 91, 90, 89, 88, 87, 84, 83, 82, 81, 80. This part is also sometimes called Mercury Cougar Shock. We stock struts parts for most Mercury models including Sable, Mountaineer, Villager, Mariner, Grand Marquis, Tracer, Montego, Mystique, Milan, Capri, Marauder, Monterey, Topaz, Zephyr, Marquis, Lynx and LN7.

We stock these Struts brands for the Mercury Cougar: Monroe and KYB.


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Monroe 801984
Strut Assembly
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Our List Price: $51.98
(>35) In Stock
Product SKU: 801984
Product Note: Monro-Matic Plus Strut
Features:
  • Reduces the effect of a sudden shock by the dissipating the shock's energy
  • Contains special modifiers to reduce friction and ensure smooth rod reaction
  • Features single lip seal, nitrogen gas charged and velocity sensitive valving to reduce friction
  • Includes protective dust boot that prevents severe suspension movement
  • Backed by a limited warranty
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 1999 (99) Mercury Cougar

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Monroe 801687
Strut Assembly
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Our List Price: $47.98
(30) In Stock
Product SKU: 801687
Product Note: Monro-Matic Plus Strut
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 2001 (01) Mercury Cougar

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Monroe 801984
Strut Assembly
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Our List Price: $51.98
(>35) In Stock
Product SKU: 801984
Product Note: Monro-Matic Plus Strut
Features:
  • Reduces the effect of a sudden shock by the dissipating the shock's energy
  • Contains special modifiers to reduce friction and ensure smooth rod reaction
  • Features single lip seal, nitrogen gas charged and velocity sensitive valving to reduce friction
  • Includes protective dust boot that prevents severe suspension movement
  • Backed by a limited warranty
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 2001 (01) Mercury Cougar

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Monroe 801984
Strut Assembly
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Our List Price: $51.98
(>35) In Stock
Product SKU: 801984
Product Note: Monro-Matic Plus Strut
Features:
  • Reduces the effect of a sudden shock by the dissipating the shock's energy
  • Contains special modifiers to reduce friction and ensure smooth rod reaction
  • Features single lip seal, nitrogen gas charged and velocity sensitive valving to reduce friction
  • Includes protective dust boot that prevents severe suspension movement
  • Backed by a limited warranty
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 2002 (02) Mercury Cougar

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Monroe 801984
Strut Assembly
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Our List Price: $51.98
(>35) In Stock
Product SKU: 801984
Product Note: Monro-Matic Plus Strut
Features:
  • Reduces the effect of a sudden shock by the dissipating the shock's energy
  • Contains special modifiers to reduce friction and ensure smooth rod reaction
  • Features single lip seal, nitrogen gas charged and velocity sensitive valving to reduce friction
  • Includes protective dust boot that prevents severe suspension movement
  • Backed by a limited warranty
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 2000 (00) Mercury Cougar

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Monroe 801687
Strut Assembly
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Our List Price: $47.98
(30) In Stock
Product SKU: 801687
Product Note: Monro-Matic Plus Strut
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 2002 (02) Mercury Cougar

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Monroe 801687
Strut Assembly
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Our List Price: $47.98
(30) In Stock
Product SKU: 801687
Product Note: Monro-Matic Plus Strut
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 2000 (00) Mercury Cougar

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Monroe 801687
Strut Assembly
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Our List Price: $47.98
(30) In Stock
Product SKU: 801687
Product Note: Monro-Matic Plus Strut
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
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• 1999 (99) Mercury Cougar

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Our List Price: $60.98
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Product SKU: 71687
Product Note: OESpectrum Strut -- Premium - Limited Lifetime Warranty
Features:
  • Features position sensitive damping and the safe tech system
  • Includes a bronze reinforced rod guide bearing for consistent performance
  • Contains all weather fluid for smooth rod reaction
  • Rod displaced valving adjusts to road extremes for a comfortable ride
  • Backed by a limited warranty
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 1999 (99) Mercury Cougar

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Monroe 71984
Strut Assembly
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Our List Price: $65.98
(>35) In Stock
Product SKU: 71984
Product Note: OESpectrum Strut -- Premium - Limited Lifetime Warranty
Features:
  • Features position sensitive damping and the safe tech system
  • Includes a bronze reinforced rod guide bearing for consistent performance
  • Contains all weather fluid for smooth rod reaction
  • Rod displaced valving adjusts to road extremes for a comfortable ride
  • Backed by a limited warranty
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 1999 (99) Mercury Cougar

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Our List Price: $55.98
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Product SKU: 235620
Product Note: Excel-G -- Recommended OE Replacement
Features:
  • Designed to restore handling and control
  • Made from quality material
  • Features twin-tube design
  • Compensates worn suspensions
  • Facilitates easy installation
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 1999 (99) Mercury Cougar

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Our List Price: $55.98
(>35) In Stock
Product SKU: 235620
Product Note: Excel-G -- Recommended OE Replacement
Features:
  • Designed to restore handling and control
  • Made from quality material
  • Features twin-tube design
  • Compensates worn suspensions
  • Facilitates easy installation
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 2001 (01) Mercury Cougar

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Monroe 71984
Strut Assembly
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Our List Price: $65.98
(>35) In Stock
Product SKU: 71984
Product Note: OESpectrum Strut -- Premium - Limited Lifetime Warranty
Features:
  • Features position sensitive damping and the safe tech system
  • Includes a bronze reinforced rod guide bearing for consistent performance
  • Contains all weather fluid for smooth rod reaction
  • Rod displaced valving adjusts to road extremes for a comfortable ride
  • Backed by a limited warranty
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 2002 (02) Mercury Cougar

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Our List Price: $60.98
(>35) In Stock
Product SKU: 71687
Product Note: OESpectrum Strut -- Premium - Limited Lifetime Warranty
Features:
  • Features position sensitive damping and the safe tech system
  • Includes a bronze reinforced rod guide bearing for consistent performance
  • Contains all weather fluid for smooth rod reaction
  • Rod displaced valving adjusts to road extremes for a comfortable ride
  • Backed by a limited warranty
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 2001 (01) Mercury Cougar

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Our List Price: $59.98
(>35) In Stock
Product SKU: 235621
Product Note: Excel-G -- Recommended OE Replacement
Features:
  • Designed to restore handling and control
  • Made from quality material
  • Features twin-tube design
  • Compensates worn suspensions
  • Facilitates easy installation
Position of Product: Rear
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
Ground
Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: B
Vehicle
• 2001 (01) Mercury Cougar

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Product List Price:
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Our List Price: $69.48
(11) In Stock
Product SKU: W0133-1613078
Product Note: Excel-G
Position of Product: Front
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: A
Vehicle
• 2002 (02) Mercury Cougar

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Monroe 181845R
Strut and Coil Spring Assembly
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Our List Price: $75.98
(9) In Stock
Product SKU: 181845R
Product Note: Econo-Matic Complete Strut Assembly -- Without Automatic Adjusting Suspension; For Commercial Usage Refer to Product Warranty; Includes Strut, Strut Mount and Coil Spring
Position of Product: Front Right
Inventory: In Stock
Condition: New

Shipping Options:
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Additional Fitment Information: Catalog: H
Vehicle
• 1997 (97) Mercury Cougar


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Research on Struts for Mercury Cougar

Struts are important for your car's suspension system. They help give you a smooth ride, prevent vibrations and shocks from affecting other parts of the vehicle, and help make sure the tires stay in contact with the ground. It's not uncommon to replace the struts as your car ages. A worn strut can be a real problem. The sooner you replace it, the sooner you can have a trouble-free ride again and avoid even more expensive problems.

Potential Strut Problems

Bumpiness is the first thing you might notice if, for example, the 1999 Mercury Cougar rear struts are wearing out. Vibrations from uneven road surfaces will be felt inside the car. This can become very noisy as well. The issues, however, go far beyond bumps and noise, as a bad strut can severely impact vehicle handling. The car might even shift back and forth when turning and when it is windy. It might tilt forward if the front suspension is affected, especially when braking, or toward the rear when accelerating. Any extra weight from more passengers or cargo can have noticeable effects on performance. If that is the case, new 2000 Mercury Cougar struts may be needed to replace those that have performed well over the years, but have started to show their age. Doing nothing is the worst thing. Accelerated tire wear and even total losses of control are possible from bad struts.

What is the Front Strut on a Car?

A strut is a suspension component that consists of a shock absorber that dampens movement, and a spring that absorbs the shocks from bumps, potholes, debris, and more. The front strut is engineered to take the brunt of the forces impacting the front end of the vehicle. This assembly is attached to the wheel and to the chassis. As the shock absorber's piston moves, oil or gas inside it helps to dampen the shock.

How Often Should You Replace Your Shocks?

The truth is you might need 2001 Mercury Cougar strut replacement sooner than expected, or they may still be going strong. How your vehicle handles is the main indicator. The steering might be stiff or noisy or the car can become unstable when braking. In the automotive community, the general consensus is to replace struts and shocks every 50,000 miles. A shaky ride or fluid leaks can mean any strut is reaching the end of its service life.

Cost of Strut Replacement

Few novices know how to replace rear struts on 2002 Mercury Cougar cars. You should always have a mechanic do the work, even if it means paying labor and other fees. Replacement costs $187 to $233 for a rear strut in a 2002 Mercury Cougar and replacing both can run over $430. A front strut/shock absorber can run over $300; replacing both front ones can set you back over $600. There is a fair amount of labor involved and struts are usually replaced in pairs. A wheel alignment is often done at the same time. The actual amount you might pay is hard to predict, but 2002 Mercury Cougar rear strut replacement can be cheaper if you obtain the parts from an online supplier such as PartsGeek.com. Our prices are less because of the lower overhead associated with selling auto parts exclusively online. That means you spend less on auto maintenance that many have paid high prices for.



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Reviewer: marvin peters

I receieved my shocks very quick, put them on the same day, they fit and worked as good as I could expect.

2000 Mercury Cougar Strut Assembly

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Reviewer: Lee

I am very satisfied with my purchase. Whenever i need a part i always order from the website because this has been the only place where i can get OEM parts for at least 15-20% lower then your automotive parts stores.

2000 Mercury Cougar Strut Assembly

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Reviewer: Delsley

Works great I needed the part quick and was able to get it cheap and fast thanks to parts geek

2000 Mercury Cougar Strut and Coil Spring Assembly

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Reviewer: Brooke

This was the cheapest place I could find struts and they came very quickly.

2001 Mercury Cougar Strut Assembly

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Reviewer: Ean

great prices! easy to navigate website, very pleased.

2001 Mercury Cougar Strut Assembly

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Reviewer: Chad

So far so good just put them on today ride is awesome so far car has 207,000 miles on it ! Struts are good bang for the buck and they ship pretty well . I will be ordering from parts geek again !!!!! Very satisfied with my overall purchase and with the parts

2001 Mercury Cougar Strut Assembly


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