BMW hood won't stay up - Replace hood lift support
Updated 1 year 2 months ago
If your BMW hood won't stay up the problem usually is the hood support. Here you will find a video and DIY guide on how to replace BMW hood lift supports. To fix a BMW hood that won't stay up you will need two new BMW hood lift supports. The hood supports on BMW are gas filled and may leak failing to keep the hood in the up/open position. This is a common problem on many BMWs including 1, 3, 5, 6 X1 X3 X5 X6 series. BMW hood lift support may also be referred to as hood shock, hood lift, hood spring, gas hood lift or hood damper. Installing new BMW hood lift supports is easy and takes less than twenty minutes. Watch the video to learn how to change hood lift support or follow the step by step instructions below.