How to Install Hood Struts?

Answer The hoods and sometimes the trunks on most modern vehicles are held open with a pair of pneumatic struts that are located on either side of the hood. When the hood or trunk is opened, the struts au... Read More »

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How to Install New Hood Struts?

Hood struts are small gas-filled struts that help raise and then support a car or truck's hood when it is opened. Over time, because of their small size, hood struts can begin to weaken and eventua... Read More »

How to Install Hood Struts on a BMW 3 Series?

There's nothing more annoying than having to prop your BMW's hood up with a baseball bat or a golf club when you have to check your oil or perform routine maintenance because the hood struts have f... Read More »

How to Remove Hood Struts?

Hood struts are used to raise the hood of a car and keep it in the upright position to allow unrestricted access to the engine compartment. These are basically smaller versions of the struts that c... Read More »

How to Replace Hood Struts?

Hood struts are the small shocks that hold the hood up when it is open to allow access to the engine bay. Because of their small size, it is not uncommon for hood struts to fail, in which in case t... Read More »