What the parts that hold the hood up

Asked by Jun 28, 2015 at 03:21 PM about the 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr GT Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I closed the hood an pliers were under
there and it broke whatever holds the
hood up automatically

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pneumatic pistons or nothing but hinges and a hook. You can buy new OR you can save some money by going to the auto yard and removing from the same make/model/year vehicle as yours. It really isn't a difficult job to do, but you will get dirty.

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Just buy new support struts at your local auto parts store.

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