Yes, struts can leak. They are filled with either an oil-type fluid or a gas and then sealed. If/when the seal goes bad the oil/gas leaks out and the struts shock absorbing capabilities are lost. In your case where you have one front and one rear strut leaking, you should replace them all. The first shop was correct (but should have explained). So you've now found two shops that you can trust, which will be great next you need repairs.
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Monday, August 11th, 2014 AT 6:32 PM