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2002-2005 Ford Explorer Hood Lift Support

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Is your hood not staying open anymore? The problem could be the lift supports mounted to the hood. These get weak over time and require replacing. No need to lose money at the dealer for this simple do it yourself replacement. Our lift supports are just what you are looking for to get your hood to stay up again.

This is for one support. We recommend replacing them in pairs.

Note:

It is necessary to reuse your original hardware, as new hardware is not included with this item.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. Removing the Hood Support (0:34)
    • Support the hood with a piece of wood or have an assistant support the hood
    • Pry off the clip at the top of the hood support with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull off the top of the hood support
    • Pry off the clip at the bottom of the hood support with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull off the bottom of the hood support
  2. Installing the New Hood Support (1:17)
    • Push the bottom of the hood strut into place
    • Push the top of the hood strut into place
    • Test the hood supports by closing and opening the hood

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Assistant

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Block of Wood

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

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How-to Video:

(02:22 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Assistant

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Block of Wood

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver




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$30.95
Part #: 1ABHS00080

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