Is your tailgate not staying open anymore?  The problem could be the lift supports mounted to the tailgate.  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 tailgate to stay up again.

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

Specific for 4X4 model ONLY

 

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.

    Have someone or something to safely secure the hood while you're completing this procedure

  1. step : Removing the Hood Support Struts (0:44)
    • Pry out on the clips from the top and bottom of the struts with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull the piston out from the studs
  2. It is recommended to replace the support struts in pairs

  3. step : Installing the New Hood Support Struts (1:12)
    • Push the support on until it clicks into the studs

Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

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How-to Video:

(01:49 min)

Tools List:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver



This part replaces:

  • Tuff Support 613715
  • Sachs SG304066
  • Reference Number 6600
  • OE # YC3Z78406A10AA, YC3Z78406A10BA
  • Monroe 901465

Vehicle Fit

  • 2000-2005 Ford Excursion 4 Wheel Drive Tailgate Lift Support
Part #: 1ABHS00079

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