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How to replace gas struts / tailgate struts on CITROEN C1 (PM, PN) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]


Required tools:
Phillips screwdriver
Flat Screwdriver
Hydraulic transmission jack 1. Support the boot lid.
Use a hydraulic transmission jack. 2. Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the boot lid.
Use a flat screwdriver. 3. Unscrew the fastener of the boot side lining.
Use a Phillips screwdriver. 4. Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the car body.
Use a flat screwdriver. 5. Remove the boot lid gas strut. 6. Install the new boot lid gas strut. 7. Snap on the circlip connecting the gas strut to the car body. 8. Snap on the circlip connecting the gas strut to the boot lid. 9. Screw in the fastener of the boot side lining.
Use a Phillips screwdriver. 10. Remove the hydraulic transmission jack. 11. Check the working condition of the boot lid gas springs after they are installed.

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