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Old 05 Jan 2010, 06:32 am
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Default rear hatch strut

i cant find anything on this on the web, but i know you guys will be able to help.
the RHSide rear hatch strut on my pt sticks, making the boot difficult, and very noisy to open. it makes a loud cracking noise - which i know isnt good!
please help. wd40 doesnt make a blind bit of difference.
does it need replacing? does anyone know anyone in the uk where i can get one?
thanks in advance for your help.
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Old 05 Jan 2010, 08:43 am
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Default Re: rear hatch strut

Struts eventually wear out, and in low temps, they get weak. They are not that expensive.
Try "hatch strut"

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