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I have a 1997 Ford Taurus & my hood will slowly start to come down. How do I fix that?

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Your hood support shock are bad.You can get replacements at your locale auto parts store.Hope this helps

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I had the same problem with my 99. It uses gas shocks to lift the hood and one can spring a leak or they can both fatigue over time. You can get generic replacement gas shocks at any parts store.

...I ended up using a snow scraper to prop it up when I needed to work on it.

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