Is your tailgate or hatch not staying open anymore? The problem could be the lift supports mounted from the quarter panels to the 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 need to allow your hatch to stay open again!


  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side)
  • 100% tested prior to leaving the factory
  • Gas-Charged
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Commonly called "Liftgate Support Strut" by GM & Isuzu
  • Lift support is the support for the whole tailgate only
    • Not correct for just the liftgate glass
  • Fits Standard Length Models only
    • Does NOT fit Extended (EXT/XL/7 Passenger) Models


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

Part Details

  • Quantity: Pair

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 Hatch Strut (0:22)
    • Prop the hatch open or have an assistant hold it open
    • Pry off the clip at the bottom of the hatch strut with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pry off the clip at the top of the hatch strut with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull off the hatch strut
  2. step : Installing the New Hatch Strut (1:04)
    • Push on the top hatch strut clip
    • Push on the bottom hatch strut clip

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Assistant

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Block of Wood

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

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Lift supports
Easy to install, helpful video, 1AAuto is keeping my 2006 like new, at affordable prices.
April 29, 2018
3 months ago
Easy to install
These worked great and the price was right. I would recommend to all that needs them.
January 7, 2018
6 months ago
They were cheaper than autozone, came in the mail quickly and were the correct size.
August 13, 2017
11 months ago
Ordered these hatch shocks for my chevy trailerblazer. They were delivered in 3 days and fit perfectly. Yes I recommend ordering these shocks. It would have been nice if the had a 2 pair set for the rear hatch and glass.
April 10, 2017
1 year ago
Lift Support Struts
Easy to install. Should have done it 3 years ago. No more bumping your head!
January 29, 2017
1 year ago
Fast and easy
Fast and easy way to shop for auto parts and enjoy your informative how to install things. Thank you Bruce
January 22, 2017
1 year ago
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Vehicle Fit

  • 2004-2007 Buick Rainier Tailgate Lift Support Pair
  • 2002-2008 Chevy Trailblazer Tailgate Lift Support Pair
  • 2002-2008 GMC Envoy Tailgate Lift Support Pair
  • 2003-2008 Isuzu Ascender 5 Passenger Tailgate Lift Support Pair
  • 2002-2004 Olds Bravada Tailgate Lift Support Pair
  • 2005-2009 Saab 9-7X Tailgate Lift Support Pair

This part replaces:

  • OE # 8151209030
  • OE # 8151209020
Part #: 1ALSP00104

How-to Video:

(01:31 min)