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Do your gas shocks push open the rear window when you hit the button or do you have to pull it up by hand a bit, then they push it the rest of the way? And does it stay open by itself once it’s all the way up?

 

 

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Mine just pops up enough that it's unlocked, sometimes if you slam the driver's door it'll relatch the window; they do not open it much at all. Once I push it up it stays up just fine though.

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Do your gas shocks push open the rear window when you hit the button or do you have to pull it up by hand a bit, then they push it the rest of the way? And does it stay open by itself once it’s all the way up?

 

 

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Mine have finally started to go. Only kind of hold up the window. Pretty good run of 16 years-should be cheap & easy to replace. They never raised the window up automatically, even when the truck was new.

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Mine just pops up enough that it's unlocked, sometimes if you slam the driver's door it'll relatch the window; they do not open it much at all. Once I push it up it stays up just fine though.

 

That's how it should work. When they get low and don't work I head to the local pull-a-part and find some new ones.

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I grabbed some at the pullapart but I stuck them on they were even worse. I’m gonna Rockauto them next time.

 

I couldn’t open the back glass to test them at pullapart and I thought maybe they were good just pushing them in by hand.

 

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The hatch glass just pops just enough to where it's unlock and then you pull it up to where it pushes it up on it's own.

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I grabbed some at the pullapart but I stuck them on they were even worse. I’m gonna Rockauto them next time.

 

I couldn’t open the back glass to test them at pullapart and I thought maybe they were good just pushing them in by hand.

 

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If they're good, you can't push them in by hand much....

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Sometimes mine work on holding the glass up, other times it wouldn't hold a pubic hair.

 

Mr Cox R50

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Mine were shot, and had to be replaced. I purchased replacements at Napa for 30$ each.

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