Re: New Owner Advice
I had a 2008 SLE without a power hatch, however the struts that hold the hatch up failed at 40,000km and had to be replaced. It was done under warranty, took less then an hour, and the price of the parts (I didn't have to pay) was only around $80.00 each. Yours should be covered under warranty, but if not... doesn't seem like it is a major problem.
BTW, my hatch was always hard to open, so it was likely one bad strut right from new... the other one stopped instantly, no notice at all, so perhaps the previous driver didn't even know there was a problem.
2008 SLE AWD 8psg Medium Brown Metallic RIP<br />2010 SLE2 AWD 8psg Summit White / Sunroof / tow pkg Traded-IN<br />2012 SLE2 AWD 8psg QuickSilver / Sunroof / Bose Traded-IN<br />2017 SLT1 AWD 7psg Summit White / Navigation / Sunroof / Bose / Tow pkg