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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 2000-2005 Buick LeSabre Hood Support Strut Replacement

Fits years: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

All Buick LeSabre for sale Tools required:

  • Flathead screwdriver


Step 1: Open the hood, and support it to keep it upright while replacing the hood struts.

NOTE: We recommend replacing BOTH hood struts, as once one fails, the other usually isn't far behind!

Step 2: Using the flathead screwdriver, pry and remove the clip that secures the hood strut to the hood.

Step 3: You can now separate the hood strut from the mount position on the hood.

Step 4: Using the flathead screwdriver, pry and remove the clip that secures the hood strut to the vehicle.

Step 5: You can now separate the hood strut from the mount position on the vehicle.

Step 6: "Snap" each end of the hood strut into the mounting mechanism.


Make sure that the strut is solidly in place at both ends before removing the support!

Step 6: Repeat this process for the other side.
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to:

00 2000, 01 2001, 02 2002, 03 2003, 04 2004, 05 2005 Buick LeSabre Replacement Instructions

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