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Does anyone know how to adjust the spring rate of a B5.5 sedan trunk lid?
My trunk lid is extremely heavy and was wondering how to make it lighter and easier to open.
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It is the hinges that are too tight, nothing else.

grease them good and it does the trick. You'd figure that german engineers could figure out how to build simple hinges...but no go there either.

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Might be the hinges. There's a TSB for them and I just had mine replaced under warranty on my '01 B5. Might want to ask your dealer if it's sticky and hard to open and close.
 
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