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Boot cannot keep opening every time ope the boot . i have to keep hold boot with one hand .

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A lot of fords now have gas struts that take the weight of the tailgate. One (or both) of the struts has gone. Replace both and the tailgate will stay up on its own

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I think on the ford focus the boot has a spring that is set up to pull the boot up when you open it.

If your boot is not staying open it may be that the spring has either come off or broken. I think there may be a spring either side. One way to check the set up so you know what your looking for would be to go to a dealership and look at a new car - look around - tell them your just looking if they ask and the open the boot and check the spring attachments. When you go back to your own car check to see if the same springs are in place. If one is missing then at least you know what you need.
You can go to the Service desk in the dealership and order the spring or at least check how much it is.

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

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