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The struts that hold up the hood are pretty much gone. The hood barely stays up, and if it does it only stays up for like a minute.

So I am going to get a replacement pair. How hard is it to change the struts? Does anyone know of how to change them, or a tutorial?

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The hood is pretty heavy and somewhat awkward to hold securely while replacing the struts - at least two people should perform this procedure..

1- Grasp the upper end of the strut securely and pull out sharply to detach it from the ballstud.

2- Remove the bolt from the lower end and remove the strut.

3- Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

Alan

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