Toyota Pick-ups, Land Cruiser, and 4 Runner 1997-00

Tailgate

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Exploded view of the tailgate components



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Fig. Tailgate lock assemblyTundra shown



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Fig. Tailgate handle assembly



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Fig. View of the tailgate cable



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Fig. Tailgate cable and lock assemblyTacoma shown



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Fig. View of the tailgate cable as it attaches to the bed of the truckTacoma shown



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Fig. Tailgate hinge and bolts

  1. Remove the service hole cover.
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  3. Disconnect the tailgate link from the lock control.
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If needed, remove the outer gate handle.

  1. Remove the tailgate stay from the gate.
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  3. Unbolt the tailgate hinges.
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  5. Remove the tailgate and torsion bar.
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  7. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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