REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figure 1
- Remove the screws mounting the lock to the inner tailgate sheet metal.
- Lower the handle and the lock assembly out of the opening in the front of the tailgate sheet metal.
- Disconnect the clip from the lock-to-linkage.
- Remove the striker plates on the left and right ends of the tailgate.
- Remove the linkage through the ends of the gate.
- Installation is the reverse of removal.