How to Replace a Rear Lift Gate Locking Mechanism

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Rear Lift Gate Locking Mechanism. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Trim Panel Removal Tool
  • Set of Sockets and Ratchet

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $0.00 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $118.58 parts and labor

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Following is given the procedure for replacing a rear lift gate locking mechanism in an easy way:

  • First of all, you need to disconnect the negative cable from the negative terminal of the battery.
  • Remove the window glass.
  • Next, you have to take the rear lift gate interior trim out.
  • Detach the electrical connectors from the lock mechanism.
  • After removing the wire harness, detach the lock mechanism from the lift gate.
  • Take a new lock mechanism and fix it in the same manner as you unfix it.
  • Replace all the parts such as wiring harness, interior trim panel etc.
  • Reconnect the negative cable to the negative terminal of the battery.
  • Check the new lock mechanism by locking and unlocking the vehicle.

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