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 make your hood work correctly again.

Each hood strut or lift support has the following specifications:

  • Fits either the LH (driver) or RH (passenger) side
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: F81Z 16C826 AB, F81Z16C826AB, F81Z 16C826 AD, F81Z16C826AD
  • 100% tested prior to leaving the factory
  • Gas-Charged
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Commonly called "Hydraulic Lift" by Ford

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.

    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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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
2000-2005Ford Excursion Ford Excursion Hood Lift Support
1999-2007Ford F250 Super Duty Truck Ford F250 Super Duty Truck Hood Lift Support
1999-2007Ford F350 Super Duty Truck Ford F350 Super Duty Truck Hood Lift Support
1999-2007Ford F450 Truck Ford F450 Truck Hood Lift Support
1999-2007Ford F550 Truck Ford F550 Truck Hood Lift Support

This part replaces:

  • Tuff Support 613177
Part #: 1ABHS00067


Order must be placed by 4pm ET

Get it in: 2 - 4 Business Days

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How-to Video:

(01:35 min)