Mine popped open as well when I was trying to get things lined up and I just pushed it back together. No issues over the last 24k miles.Update: I am pretty sure I Have now watched every video on the internet about G8 struts. When I saw bearing separate, I thought I cracked it, but it seems just the yellow "dust shield" opened, so today I reseated the yellow dust cap and reinstalled top mount (correctly oriented) and everything looks like it is good. I wanted to ask the group if anyone sees an issue with reseating the bearing dust cap or when this opens, should you trash the bearing?
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