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Just now as of a few minutes ago my boot fails to stay open by itself. I have a 98 Renault Megance Scenic. Have the hydraulic piston thingies gone?
Thanks in advance
Yes, I would believe that the hydraulic struts (at least one of them) will have worn out.
Its a fairly easy fix, the most difficult aspect is keeping the tailgate open whilst swapping them over, but a well-placed broom hande/snooker cue will do the job.
Hope that helps,
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