ford explorer hood riser

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Old 04-05-02, 02:09 AM
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ford explorer hood riser

how to remove and replace the hood risers on a 96 ford explorer?? the risers being a piston looking devise which keeps the hood up so you can look at the engine
 
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Old 04-05-02, 05:17 AM
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If those are the pneumatic style, simply support the hood and unbolt the two ends.
 
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Old 04-05-02, 05:42 AM
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That or they are clipped on. Have a helper hold the hood for you while you remove the old supports.

Can also clamp one side with a vice grip and it will hold the hood while you do the other side. However, the safest bet is to do it with a helper.
 
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