Mitsubishi Galant/Mirage/Diamante 1990-2000

Trunk Lid

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Open the trunk lid. Identify the trunk release cable running from the latch to the body.
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  5. Disconnect the cable from the latch.
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  7. Detach any necessary electrical connectors.
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  9. Outline the position of the hinges on the trunk lid.
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  11. Support the trunk lid in the open position.
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  13. If equipped, insert a small prytool into the lock cover slit, remove the lock covers, then remove the trunk lid gas springs.
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  15. Unfasten the retaining bolts, then remove the trunk lid hinges.
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  17. Remove the trunk lid from the vehicle
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  19. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  21. If necessary, align the trunk lid.
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ALIGNMENT



  1. Close the lid and check both the seam width all around and the closed height. The trunk lid must be flush with the adjacent panels. Minor height adjustments may be made by turning the rubber bumpers on the trunk lid. Additional adjustments require loosening and repositioning of the latch and/or striker.
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