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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Releasing gas from gas strut

Releasing gas from gas strut

Clamp gas strut in vice in area x = 50 mm.
  WARNING
Wear protective goggles when sawing.
Cover area of saw cut with a cloth.
Dispose of oil and cloth via existing disposal channels.
–  Saw through cylinder of gas strut within first third of cylinder's overall length using piston rod end of cylinder as reference point.
   
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