Jeep CJ/Scrambler 1971-1986 Repair Guide

Tailgate

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



CJ-5, CJ-6
  1. Open the tailgate to the 45° position and disengage the right hinge.
  2.  
  3. Open it a bit more and disengage the left hinge.
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  5. Installation is the reverse of removal. Alignment is accomplished by moving the hinges.
  6.  

CJ-7 and Scrambler
  1. Unbolt the support cables from the tailgate.
  2.  
  3. With the tailgate closed, remove the hinge-to-tailgate bolts and remove the tailgate.
  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse of removal. Alignment is accomplished by moving the hinges.
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