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2000 Ford Explorer Question: When hood is raised it will not stay up. What would cause this?



fixmycar49, 4.0L V6, Choccolocco, AL, November 14, 2013, 14:12

This started happening when the alternator went out. Since then it will not stay up.

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    pushrod November 14, 2013, 14:18

    Replace or have 'both' the hood lift/supports replaced. Avalilable at most parts stores. NAPA's part # BK 8195684
    Thay loose pressure over the years and fail at 'any' given time.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13656 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper November 15, 2013, 06:11

    hood lift shocks bad

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