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The hood will NOT stay open how can it be fixed ? THANKS

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    Thank you so much we will try it

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Hi,
If the hood will not stay open and it uses gas shocks. This means the shocks have gotten too weak to do their job. You will want to replace the hood shocks. Looks like they range from about 30$-100$.
http://www.google.com/products?q=1995+lexus+es+300+hood+shocks&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=AR5nS83EFJXwlAeuw6GUCg&sa=X&oi=product_result_group&ct=title&resnum=3&ved=0CCMQrQQwAg
Thank you,
lee

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