Chrysler Crossfire Trunk Won't Stay Up Lift Strut Replacement

DIY Cost: $10-$30
Est. Time: 20 min
Difficulty: Easy
This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to replace the trunk supports (struts) on a Chrysler Crossfire. 

Replacing Crossfire trunk lift supports, also struts or shocks is easy and takes less about fifteen minutes. Replacement Crossfire struts can be purchased online for under $30.

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Park your Crossfire on level ground and set the parking brakes. 
  2. Open the trunk and have a friend keep it open. 
  3. Locate the left trunk support
  4. Use a flat screwdriver to push the C clip away from the ball joint
  5. Do the same for the other end
  6. Remove the worn trunk strut
  7. Install new Crossfire trunk struts in reverse order. 
  8. Move the C clips down to lock them in place

If your Chrysler Crossfire trunk won't stay up or drops when open, it is time to change the trunk struts. These are gas-filled lifts that leak or wear as they age and fail to support the trunk lid.


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Chrysler Crossfire Trunk Won't Stay Up Lift Strut Replacement What you will need Chrysler Crossfire Trunk Lift Support (2) Flathead screwdriver Two people Procedure Park your Crossfire on level ground and set the parking brakes.  Open the trunk and have a friend keep it open.  Loca