2001 Volvo S80 Replacing hood struts/dampers

Tiny
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  • 2001 VOLVO S80
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 176,000 MILES
How do I replace worn hood struts/dampers. Do I just pry them off?

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Thursday, January 14th, 2010 AT 7:43 PM

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Tiny
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You should see the clips on them. Pry back on them and pull. Just make sure you have the hood supported or you will get hurt. Hood is pretty heavy.
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Saturday, January 16th, 2010 AT 8:44 PM
Tiny
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Thanks. They came off and went on without a hitch.
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Monday, January 18th, 2010 AT 7:03 PM

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