Failed Hood and Deck Lid Supports on Porsche 911

The front hood and rear deck lid support struts may fail; replacement is required.

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Average mileage: 61,204 (17,000–114,000)
10 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2004
15 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
2004 Porsche 91160,000
Boot lid started to drop. Eventually failed to hold. Purchased both strut replacements on Amazon for under $35 total. Easy, 10 minute fix. Found instructions on YouTube but not needed.
1997 Porsche 91131,021
engine lid and trunk lid gas filled shocks failed. Replaced
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