Hyundai I10 Boot Strut
The Hyundai i10 boot strut is a hydraulic or gas-filled component that facilitates controlled and secure opening and holding of the car’s trunk. It enhances user convenience and safety during access to the storage space, contributing to an efficient and reliable operation in the Hyundai i10 model.
How do you replace gas struts on a car boot?
The Hyundai i10 typically has two i10 boot hydraulic that help support and lift the boot. Here are the steps to replace the hyundai i10 boot gas struts:
Open the boot and use a prop rod or another suitable support to keep it open.
Locate the mounting points for the old hyundai i10 boot hydraulic. There will be one on each side of the boot.
Use a wrench or socket set to remove the mounting bolt from the upper end of each old strut where it connects to the body of the vehicle.
Use a small flathead screwdriver or a trim removal tool to carefully remove the retaining clip from the lower end of each old strut where it connects to the ball joint on the boot. Be careful not to damage the clip.
Use a pair of pliers to gently pull each ball joint off the mounting stud on the boot.
Remove the old struts from the vehicle.
Install the new struts by attaching one end to each mounting point on the body of the vehicle and the other end to the ball joint on the boot. Make sure the mounting bolts are tightened securely and that the retaining clips are properly installed on the ball joints.
Push each ball joint back onto its mounting stud on the boot.
Test the new struts by opening and closing the boot to ensure that they are functioning properly.
Note: The location of the mounting points and the type of retaining clip may vary depending on the year and model of your Hyundai i10. It’s always a good idea to consult your vehicle’s owner’s manual or a trusted mechanic for guidance if you’re unsure.