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!


  • Fits either the LH (Driver Side) or RH (Passenger Side)
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 10400855, 10324007
  • 100% tested prior to leaving the factory
  • Gas-Charged
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Commonly called "Liftgate Support Strut" by GM
  • Lift support is the support for the complete tailgate

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.

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 : Accessing the Hatch Lift Strut (0:57)
    • Prop the hatch open with a piece of wood
    • Remove two T30 Torx screws from the taillight
    • Pull the taillight off by hand
    • Lay the taillight aside
  2. step : Removing the Hatch Lift Strut (2:01)
    • Enlist an assistant to hold the hatch open
    • If no assistant is available hold the hatch open with one hand
    • Undo the hatch strut clips with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull the hatch strut off by hand
  3. step : Installing the New Hatch Lift Strut (2:56)
    • Push the bottom of the hatch strut into place
    • Lift the hatch with one hand
    • Clip the top of the hatch strut into place
  4. step : Reinstalling the Taillight (3:38)
    • Attach the taillight wiring clip
    • Line up the taillight studs with their holes
    • Push the taillight into place
    • Insert the two T30 Torx screws
    • Repeat this procedure for the other side

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Assistant

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Block of Wood

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T30 Torx Driver

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Vehicle Fit

  • 2005-2007 Buick Terraza Tailgate Lift Support
  • 2005-2009 Chevy Uplander Tailgate Lift Support
  • 1997-2005 Chevy Venture Tailgate Lift Support
  • 1997-2004 Olds Silhouette Tailgate Lift Support
  • 1999-2005 Pontiac Montana Tailgate Lift Support
  • 2005-2009 Pontiac Montana SV6 Tailgate Lift Support
  • 1997-1998 Pontiac Trans Sport Tailgate Lift Support
  • 2005-2007 Saturn Relay Tailgate Lift Support

This part replaces:

  • OE # 10324007
  • OE # 10400855
  • Tuff Support 610257
Only 3 left in stock
Part #: 1ABHS00112

How-to Video:

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