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Trunk struts don't work

So, How do I fix my trunk struts? Do I have to replace them, or is there a way to fix them?

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  • thompson615 Nov 14, 2008

    many thanks! The broom handle I had to use yesterday, just isn't cutting it for me! I'm off to the parts store.

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Unfortunately, yes you do have to replace them. They are gas charged, and cannot be repaired. Most local parts stores either have them on the shelf, or can get them in a day or two. Most parts stores will even assist you in changing them.

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SOURCE: The trunk lifts/trunk struts on my 2001 Yukon have failed.

they should when you purchase them let hem know you need both left and right but i believe they are the same as you should be able to turn the rod itself .

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