Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
CITROËN C3 I Hatchback (FC_, FN_) 1.4 i, CITROËN C3 I Hatchback (FC_, FN_) 1.4 i Bivalent

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change gas struts / tailgate struts on CITROEN C3 1 (FC, FN) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Tailgate Struts for C3 I Hatchback (FC_, FN_) and other CITROËN models
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CITROËN C3 I Hatchback (FC_, FN_) 1.4 i
Tools
Replacement: tailgate struts – Citroen C3 1. Tools you need:
Flat Screwdriver
Hydraulic transmission jack
Replacement: tailgate struts – Citroen C3 1. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Right and left gas struts of the boot lid should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left gas struts of the boot lid.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – Citroen C3 1.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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