Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VOLVO V50 (545) 1.6 D

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change gas struts / tailgate struts on VOLVO V50 1 (P12) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: tailgate struts – Volvo V50 MW. Tools you might need:
Replacement: tailgate struts – Volvo V50 MW. Tools you might need:
Flat Screwdriver
Hydraulic transmission jack
All the parts you need to replace – Tailgate Struts for V50 (545) and other VOLVO models
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Gas Spring, boot- / cargo area
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VOLVO V50 (545) 1.6 D
Replacement: tailgate struts – Volvo V50 MW. 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: tailgate struts – Volvo V50 MW. Recommended sequence of steps:
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