Nissan Pick-ups and Pathfinder 1989-1995

Tailgate

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Open the rear gate.
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  3. For the pick-up, have an assistant support the gate while you remove the gate hinge stay attaching bolts, then remove the rear gate from the truck.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Tailgate, hinge and latch assembly-Pick-up models



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Fig. Fig. 2: Rear bumper, tailgate and spare tire carrier assembly-Pathfinder models

  1. For the Pathfinder, prop the gate open, mark the bolts by scribing around them, then disconnect the prop struts. Have an assistant support the gate, then remove the nuts and lift the gate from the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Adjust the rear gate for proper alignment.
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ADJUSTMENT



See Figures 3 and 4

The rear gate may be adjusted by loosening the hinge attaching bolts and moving the gate as required. The height may be adjusted by adding or removing shims at the rear gate hinge.



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Fig. Fig. 3: Tailgate and spare tire carrier assembly adjustments-Pathfinder models



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Fig. Fig. 4: Tailgate and spare tire carrier assembly adjustments-Pathfinder models

 
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