Yes, the strut must be removed and installed in a spring compressor to remove the mount. In the diagrams down below I have included the instructions from the vehicle manufacturer for the removal, disassembly, assembly, and installation of the strut mounts for your vehicle. I hope that this helps. Please get back to us with how everything turns out. And please be careful.
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Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 AT 5:47 AM