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1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Question: Can you give est. to replace hyd. shocks in my trunk? dysfunctional @present

 

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8180Fritz, Houston, TX, January 31, 2013, 05:57
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Shocks keep trunk lid open. fluid has leaked out. lid will not stay open. need parts price if I can replace them or repair est. if shop job only. thanks

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12960 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper January 31, 2013, 06:05
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    approx 1 to 2 hrs labor plus shocks. shocks can vary in price depending on where you get them

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    mrmacchia May 23, 2014, 10:27
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    Are you referring to a trunk strut? The mechanism that keeps your trunk open after you have opened it? if yes, this is a very simple DIY and the part shouldn't cost you more than $40. You can get trunk struts for less if you shop it online.

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