Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.8 (L69), OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.3 CDTi (L69), OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.7 CDTi (L69), OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.7 CDTi (L69), OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.6 (L69), OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.4 (L69) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change gas struts / tailgate struts on OPEL ASTRA H Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: tailgate struts – Opel Astra H saloon. Tools you might need:
WD-40 spray
Flat screwdriver
Replacement: tailgate struts – Opel Astra H saloon. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • 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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Opel Astra H saloon – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the boot lid.
  2. Step 2
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    Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the boot lid. Use a flat screwdriver.
  3. Step 3
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    Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the car body. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Replacement: tailgate struts – Opel Astra H saloon. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    To avoid any injuries, be sure to hold the boot lid while demounting the gas struts.
  4. Step 4
    Remove the boot lid gas strut.
    Step 5
    Changing Tailgate Struts on OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.8 (L69) 2010 by yourself
    Clean the mounting seats of the boot strut. Use WD-40 spray.
  5. Step 6
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    Install the new boot lid gas strut.
    Replacement: tailgate struts – Opel Astra H saloon. Tip:
    To avoid any injuries, be sure to hold the boot lid while installing the gas strut.
  6. Step 7
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    Snap on the circlip connecting the gas strut to the car body.
  7. Step 8
    How hard is it to do yourself: Tailgate Struts replacement on Opel Astra H Saloon 1.6 (L69) 2013 - download illustrated guide
    Snap on the circlip connecting the gas strut to the boot lid.
  8. Step 9
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    Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the boot lid. Use a flat screwdriver.
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