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

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

by in Houston, TX on January 31, 2013
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2 answers
ANSWER by , May 23, 2014
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.
ANSWER by , January 31, 2013
approx 1 to 2 hrs labor plus shocks. shocks can vary in price depending on where you get them