Chrysler Full-Size Trucks 1989-1996 Repair Guide

Tailgate

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 3, 4 and 5

  1. Open the tailgate.
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  3. Angle the gate so the slot in the check arm lines up with the body hinge.
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  5. Slip the check arm away from the hinge. On cable types, use a small prytool to disengage it from its support pin.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the hatchgate latch and striker



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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the hatchgate mounting hardware



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Fig. Fig. 3: Details of the tailgate hardware-Pick-up shown



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Fig. Fig. 4: Exploded view of the Dakota tailgate mounting



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Fig. Fig. 5: On cable types, use a suitable prytool to separate the end from the pin

  1. Remove the bottom of the gate from the slot in the lower hinge on the right side, facing the gate.
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  3. Remove the left side of the gate by sliding it out of the lower hinge. Install in reverse order.
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