oleo struts for hatchback

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by Bob Allen, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. Bob Allen

    Bob Allen Captainbaba

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    I have a 2004 Prius that probably needs new struts for the hatchback.
    Anyone out there had to replace theirs, and, if so, what did it cost? My dealer quoted me $155.00 EACH, and I was wondering if there were a lower cost option. I'm over 6ft tall, and when the hatch doesn't go all the way up, or stay there, I sometimes crack my head.
     
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    Try autopartswarehouse.com, they have them listed for $45.00 each. they are not the original toyota oem struts but they meet the same specification.

    ****Make sure you select the right one for your car (They are two types of struts for the Prius; with wiper or without wiper)
     
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    Great tip! Thanks. Have you replaced your struts with these? I assume that meeting specifications means the struts are well made.
     
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