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Boot won't stay open - advice needed for new mum!

Hi all,

My partner has a Scenic 54 plate and she has just gone to get the pram out and the boot won't stay open. It's very heavy and hit her on the head!! She uses the car for our newborn baby. What is causing this?

She showed me on facetime and either side I think I can see gas struts? Are these easy to change? What tools do I need? And can anyone send me a link from eBay for compatible ones?

It's a 54 plate Renault Scenic, are there different versions?

I would really appreciate any advice.

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Re: Boot won't stay open - advice needed for new mum!

Easy to change and cheap to buy ..just google them or look on ebay

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Re: Boot won't stay open - advice needed for new mum!

Don't think you even need spanners, they pop in place, with a C clip.
Will need to remove light cluster, couple of Torx screws IIRC
Will need a broom.
The broom to prop the tailgate open while you change them.

Plenty on Ebay , just check for the right year
Pair OF GAS Struts FOR Renault Scenic 2003 2008 MPV Rear Boot Tailgate | eBay

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