How can I fix a fault boot strut?

The boot lid on my 2011 Hyundai won't stay in the raised position. I suspect the hydraulic struts need replacing. Is this a job I can do myself or should I take it to a garage?

Asked on 10 January 2023 by Robin Jaensch

Answered by Lawrence Allan
These boot lid struts are usually relatively easy to replace by yourself, often just needing a screwdriver to prise the old struts away from a small ball socket. However you will need an extra pair of hands to keep the boot up while the struts are detached.
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