Gas Strut - Hood - LH (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 1133050211330502

Remove

  1. Open the hood.
  2. Use a prop to attach the hood assembly in the open position.
  3. Release the clip that attaches the hood gas strut to the hood mount.
  4. Release the clip that attaches the hood gas strut to the body mount, and then remove the hood gas strut from the vehicle.
1Open the hood.
2Use a prop to attach the hood assembly in the open position.
3Release the clip that attaches the hood gas strut to the hood mount.
4Release the clip that attaches the hood gas strut to the body mount, and then remove the hood gas strut from the vehicle.

Install

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following:

  • Lubricate the pivot points for the hood gas strut.
  • The rod end of the hood gas strut mounts to the body and the body side of the hood gas strut mounts to the hood assembly.