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    Default Tailgate struts shot?

    After spending a few weeks up in the great white north, my tailgate struts began to fail. Now that I am back home, they're not working at all. Man, that tailgate is heavy.

    Anyway, can they be re-charged, or do they simply replace them? I haven't yet called the stealership. I wanted to ask you all first.
    2000 K1500 Suburban

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    replace them. Places like O'Reiley's have replacement struts. I've bought mine from them for things like my tool box lid and the hood to a friend's Jeep. They have all different lengths and connection fittings to make sure you get the right one.
    2010 Equinox LT
    2.4, 6 speed auto, power lift gate, remote start, bluetooth, xm.

    1995 Cheyenne C1500 ext. cab(my baby, my first truck)
    5.0, 5 speed, Silverado appearance package, power nothing, bucket seats and console Silverado, painted black interior, eBay halo headlights, eBay chrome tails, eBay cai, dual Flowmaster 40's w/no cats, 15x7 American Racing Hopsters, Walmart fog lights, SS mirrors

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