Trunk lid spring needs to be stronger. How do I move the lever at the hinge?


Asked by Feb 19, 2017 at 08:23 PM about the 2006 Lincoln Town Car Signature

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When car is parked on a grade the trunk lid will not always stay fully open,
especially in strong wind.

2 Answers


Just pull the rod out of the hinge at the current position and move either up or down to get more tension.

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Do I need a tool? I was concerned the rod might have a lot of tension and be difficult to move. For more tension should I move the rod upward or downward? Thanks!

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