Mitsubishi Galant/Mirage/Diamante 1990-2000

Tailgate

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Diamante Wagon


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Fig. Tailgate assembly mounting-Diamante Wagon

  1. Disconnect the tailgate support.
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  3. Disconnect the washer fluid tube.
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  5. Disconnect any necessary wiring harnesses.
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  7. Have an assistant support the tailgate.
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  9. Remove the nuts holding the tailgate to the hinge.
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  11. Remove the tailgate from the vehicle and place it in a safe place.
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  13. The installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the hinge nuts to 10 ft. lbs. (14 Nm).
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  15. Check the alignment of the tailgate.
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ALIGNMENT



To adjust the tailgate, loosen the tailgate hinge-to-body bolts or tailgate latch assembly mounting screws and adjust as necessary.

 
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