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Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace a Lift Gate Strut

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Parts
  • Liftgate Strut
Tools
  • Screwdriver
  • Hood Prop
Difficulty

Easy

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Steps

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 lift gate.
2
Prop open the lift gate.
3
Remove the retainer clip from the old shock that are located at the pivot points
4
Remove the faulty shock.
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5
Install the new shock.
6
Remove prop rod.
7
Inspect and test the lift gate to verify the lift gate shock repair.
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