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W211 estate tailgate strut replacement

Discussion in 'Bodywork, Tyres, Wheels & Trim' started by MotardMan, Jul 29, 2012.

  1. MotardMan

    MotardMan Senior Member

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    Is it a horrible, long job? Mine are fine in hot weather or after a few open/closes, but stick and judder to the point where my wife struggles to open it.
     
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    television Always remembered RIP

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    I can send you the instructions :D:D
     
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    That would be wonderful

    ;-)
     
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    television Always remembered RIP

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    OK and sent, you can edit out the address now :D:D
     
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    This man, is a legend.
     
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    Malcolm

    I am very likely to need to do the same shortly. Could you send me the same package?

    Thanks in advance
     
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    television Always remembered RIP

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    OK Pete you should have it,,, they are not expensive, you can edit out your address
     
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    You are most kind.....

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    Hi
    any chance you can send me the instructions on tailgate gas struts too!
    It seems a common problem...
    Does the whole head liner haver to come out?

    I tried to see this in meet section but failed (I am new to the forum, sorry)
    best regards
    JOhn
     
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    Can you please?

    Dear Television,

    Can you please also send me the instructions?

    I walked into my sagging tailgate the other day and all but scalped myself.

    Many Thanks

    Drew
     
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    Our 211 boot has to be more or less lifted right up now...i forgive her though as she must of had her boot opened thousands of times over the years:shock:

    think the glow plug and gearbox oil change is higher up the list though:D
     
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  14. W211man

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    television - please can you send them to me as well. Mine just failed "like that" and having searched the web nitrogen struts are !2.99 plus VAT each so I figured I'd do it myself. Many thanks.
     
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    I need an Email address please and this can be edited out later
     
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    mind send it to me aswel please Malcom. don't need to do it just yet but will happen sometime and I'm getting like you saving all these useful bits of information

    Thanks as always ;)
     
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    television Always remembered RIP

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    More detail please when you say you cannot close the tailgate
     

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