How to Replace a Liftgate Strut

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Lift Gate Strut . Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Liftgate Strut
  • Screwdriver
  • Hood Prop
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $0.00 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $63.24 parts and labor

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To make your task easy, follow the steps given:

  • In order to replace the damaged or defective lift gate strut, open the lift gate.
  • Secure the lift gate with prop rod.
  • Next you have to disconnect the clip from the old shock which is positioned at the pivot points.
  • Examine all the struts and replace the defective shock with new one.
  • Fix the new shock on the specific place.
  • Take the prop rod away.
  • Open and close the lift gate to make sure that the fault is removed.

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