RE: [DML] Re: Doors won't pop up themselves - new struts, what's wrong?
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RE: [DML] Re: Doors won't pop up themselves - new struts, what's wrong?

It's possible that, depending on the supplier, you may have gotten some
struts that, even if new, have been sitting around long enough that they
don't have the required strength.   This happened to me with on some struts
I had installed once.   Tried a different supplier and the problem was


Kermit P.

Currently D-Less


-----Original Message-----
From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Harold McElraft
Sent: Monday, May 07, 2007 8:35 PM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [DML] Re: Doors won't pop up themselves - new struts, what's wrong?


How did they work before the "new" struts? How old were the old struts?

Harold McElraft - 3354

-- In dmcnews@yahoogroups <> .com,
<daviddcalifornia@...> wrote:
> I put new door struts on my car - top quality. The passenger side 
> works ok (just ok not perfect). The driver door doesn't work well at 
> all. You have to manually lift the door up. Once the doors are up 
> stay up just fine. But I've seen cars that you pull the door handle 
> up and the entire door goes "woooooooooooooooooosh" and springs open 
> the whole way by itself. I've already confirmed my cross bars are ok 
> and not broker. Any ideas as to what's wrong?


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