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I have a 3.0 diesel q7 and the tailgate loweres itself slowly

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I have a 3.0 diesel q7 and the tailgate loweres itself slowly when open.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Audi
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 1 year ago.
Hi there ,good evening to you
Ok this fault will be caused by a weak gas tailgate strut
These are used to hold the tailgate upward
As yours is creeping bank down this indicates one of the struts isn't holding pressure and is weak
i always advise replacing these tailgate struts in pairs as the other can become weak due to the other
faulty strut as it tries compensates for it
If you need anymore help or advice on this issue please let me know
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