How to Replace a Hood Strut


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

Things You’ll Need:

  • Screwdriver
  • Hood Prop

Estimated Costs:

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

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Instructions:

Follow the instructions:

  • Lift the engine hood and secure it with a hood prop.
  • Take all the clips away from the struts pivot points.
  • Examine the struts and replace the damaged strut with the new one.
  • Take new strut and secure it on the place with the help of clips.
  • Make sure that the clips are tight.
  • Check the working of the newly installed struts by removing the hood prop.
  • Lower the hood and your job is done.

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