Originally Posted by rodslinger
I keep hearing about this. I just changed the struts on my 2011 (35k miles) and both lower bolts came right out. Is it age related or just something with the trucks further north.
It's age, rust, and over torque.
If you hit them with the WD-40 rust penetrating spray and just work at it heating isn't necessary. If you do need to hear it start with an induction heater not a heat gun.