How do you replace the hood support/shock/lift on a 2001.5 passat?
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    How do you replace the hood support/shock/lift on a 2001.5 passat?

    I can't find a how to or DIY post in the club b5 forums..
    Anyone out there know what tools i need and how to replace the hood support/strut/shock/lift please chime in. Also my original off my GLX is chrome; anyone know where i can buy an OEM direct replacement, or better quality replacement?

    Much appreciation if you can help a VW brother out.....thanks_Mil

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    Flat head screw driver is all you need. Take a look at the original and look for a metal band at each connecting joint. Stick the screw driver under that band and pull, and it will open up the socket.

    Install is just pushing the socket end over the ball.

    Try 1stvwparts.com as they have a good price. Watch shipping charges.

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    Quote Originally Posted by step@[dartmouth] View Post
    Flat head screw driver is all you need. Take a look at the original and look for a metal band at each connecting joint. Stick the screw driver under that band and pull, and it will open up the socket.

    Install is just pushing the socket end over the ball.

    Try 1stvwparts.com as they have a good price. Watch shipping charges.

    Cool..thanks bro. I've never had to replace one of these before had no idea it's that simple. LOL Thanks again. _Mil

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