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Old 03-18-19, 09:36 AM
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Hello guys, does anyone know the part number for rear trunk strut support? I would like to have it replaced.. thank you..
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Old 03-22-19, 10:56 AM
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https://www.lexuspartsnow.com/parts-...tml?PNC=64530A

If there are 2 you need to replace both. Use something to hold it up when changing them or it will fall down. Lots of youtube videos on how to change these. All are about the same, just find a Toyota/Lexus video. Or search a busier model forum, such as the ES350.

OEM is expensive, there may be aftermarket ones available. However I looked at lift support depot and they only had hood supports, no trunk.

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Old 03-23-19, 12:20 AM
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I believe there is only one from what I have seen on the parts diagram it is a single strut but you have to remove the trunk lining to access it. I have been thinking about it since my trunk slams shut pretty hard.
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Old 03-23-19, 12:25 AM
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Thanks guys.. apparently OEM is too expensive.. so Iím looking for the after market ones.. just wondering if the struts from ES, IS or GS models would work for us?
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Old 03-23-19, 12:56 PM
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I think you would have to know (i.e: do your own measuring) the compressed and extended length of your strut, then find another the same lengths. I suspect some other vehicle one would fit, but knowing the measurements are key.
I also looked at RockAuto and did not see any aftermarket trunk struts.
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Old 03-23-19, 01:54 PM
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Yeah when I had my VW Jetta it was super easy to find a trunk strut and to replace it with one I got cheap on Amazon, but I have yet to find a part number for this one
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Thanks for the responses mate.. Iíll post in here when I got the correct struts..
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Old 03-25-19, 11:19 AM
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I looked in my trunk and all I see are the hinges on either side. Please take a photo of your strut as looking at this exploded diagram, I think you may have a hard time finding something else to fit. https://oemstop.capitaltoyota.net/oe...MzAtNzUwNjA%3D
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Old 03-25-19, 03:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Clutchless View Post
I looked in my trunk and all I see are the hinges on either side. Please take a photo of your strut as looking at this exploded diagram, I think you may have a hard time finding something else to fit. https://oemstop.capitaltoyota.net/oe...MzAtNzUwNjA%3D
Thatís big price tag for a trunk lift.. 😂😂
Though Iím wondering if it would lift the trunk once unlocked with a new strut?
If I still have to lift the trunk myself I donít think itís worth the replacement.
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Old 03-25-19, 04:54 PM
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the other measure to know is trunk lid weight - even if a LS460 strut for example worked length wise, it would likely be too strong given the LS trunk lid is much bigger than the HS. and that's even assuming the lifting mechanism is similar (how far it attaches from the pivot point). Probably too many variables to just buy one and hope it works, unless you had access to several and could take the ones that didn't work back. And then how much is your time worth doing all the trial and error? Just doesn't seem worth the hassle to save a few bucks over getting the right part first time.
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hhong92 - You will always have to lift the trunk. There is no motor to assist. The strut is only a small assist to counter the weight. Even when new you have to lift the trunk!
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