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Is your hood not staying open anymore? The problem could be the lift supports mounted to the hood or rear hatch. 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 rear hatch, glass, or hood work correctly again.

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


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

Item Condition: New

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.

  1. step : Removing the Hood Support (0:35)
    • Support the hood with a piece of wood or have an assistant support the hood
    • Pry off the clip at the bottom of the hood support with a pick
    • Pull off the bottom of the hood support
    • Pry off the clip at the top of the hood support with a pick
    • Pull off the top of the hood support
  2. step : Installing the New Hood Support (1:07)
    • Push the bottom of the hood strut into place
    • Push the top of the hood strut into place

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Assistant
  • Pick

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Block of Wood

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Year Make Model Description
1998-2011Ford Crown Victoria Ford Crown Victoria Hood Lift Support
1998-2011Mercury Grand Marquis Mercury Grand Marquis Hood Lift Support
2003-2004Mercury Marauder Mercury Marauder Hood Lift Support
Part #: 1ABHS00022

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How-to Video:

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