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How to Replace Lift Support 02-06 GMC Envoy XL

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How to Replace Lift Support 02-06 GMC Envoy XL

Created on: 2014-08-25

How to repair, install, fix, change or replace a weak or sagging hatch strut on 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09 GMC Envoy or Envoy XL.

  1. step 1 :Removing the Rear Hatch Support Piston
    • Have someone or something support the hatch
    • Pry out on the clip on either end of the piston with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the piston
  2. step 2 :Installing the Rear hatch Support Piston
    • Insert the rear support piston into place
    • Push it in until it clips into place

Tools needed for replacement

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Flat Blade Screwdriver

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In this video, we're going to show you how to replace the rear hatch support pistols on this 2003 GMC Envoy XL. We'll show you on the passenger side, but the driver side is the same procedure. The items you need include a new rear hatch support pistol from 1AAuto.com, a flat blade screwdriver, and someone or something to safety secure the hatch while you're working on this.

Each end goes on and has a clip. You pry out on the clip. Then pry out on this clip. It comes right off.

The new one from 1A Auto. Make sure the clip's right in place. Repeat for the other side and you should be all set.

We hope this video helps you out. Brought to you by www.1AAuto.com, your source for quality replacement parts and the best service on the Internet. Please feel free to call us toll-free, 888-844-3393. We're the company that's here for you on the Internet and in person.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

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