Jeep Wagoneer/Commando/Cherokee 1957-1983 Repair Information

Liftgate

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Jeepster/Commando



See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: Liftgate components used on the Jeepster/Commando models

You'll need a helper for this job.

  1. Raise the liftgate and lower the tailgate.
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  3. While your helper holds the liftgate in the open position, remove the prop arms-to-liftgate bolts.
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  5. Matchmark the hinges-to-body position and unbolt the hinges. Lift off the liftgate.
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  7. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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ADJUSTMENT



The hinge-to-body bolt holes are slotted to permit satisfactory alignment.

 
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