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How-to » Body & Interior » Exterior » How to Replace Trunk Strut
 Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace Trunk Strut

TOOLS
  • Screwdriver
  • Hood Prop
STEPS
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Easy
Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.

1
Open the trunk.
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2
Prop open the trunk.
3
Remove the retainer bolts from the top and unscrew lower end of the old shocks.
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4
Remove the weak trunk strut.
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5
Install the new strut. Replacing struts in pairs is recommended.
6
Remove prop rod.
7
Inspect and test the trunk to verify the trunk strut repair.
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