REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Fig. Exploded view of the tailgate components
Fig. Tailgate lock assemblyTundra shown
Fig. Tailgate handle assembly
Fig. View of the tailgate cable
Fig. Tailgate cable and lock assemblyTacoma shown
Fig. View of the tailgate cable as it attaches to the bed of the truckTacoma shown
Fig. Tailgate hinge and bolts
Remove the service hole cover.
Disconnect the tailgate link from the lock control.
If needed, remove the outer gate handle.
Remove the tailgate stay from the gate.
Unbolt the tailgate hinges.
Remove the tailgate and torsion bar.
Installation is the reverse of removal.