Introducción

This is to show how to replace the lift supports of the rear hatch. The hatch is quite heavy so use some sort of support or an assistant when changing the supports. the left and right strut are identically mounted. All steps apply to either side

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  1. Open the tail gate and either prop it up or use an assistant to hold it. The tail gate is heavy and will fall if not properly supported. Right tailgate lift support strut
    • Open the tail gate and either prop it up or use an assistant to hold it.

    • The tail gate is heavy and will fall if not properly supported.

    • Right tailgate lift support strut

    • Left tailgate lift support strut

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  3. The struts are fastened with T-40 Torx head bolts. Using a t-40 Torx driver to loosen the bolt The bolt does not remove from the strut. It is pressed in and will be replaced with the new strut
    • The struts are fastened with T-40 Torx head bolts.

    • Using a t-40 Torx driver to loosen the bolt

    • The bolt does not remove from the strut. It is pressed in and will be replaced with the new strut

  4. Completely loosen  the bolt securing the strut to the top of the tailgate with a T-40 driver. Replace the worn strut with a new one. On this vehicle both struts were replaced. This stopped the sagging of the tailgate
    • Completely loosen the bolt securing the strut to the top of the tailgate with a T-40 driver.

    • Replace the worn strut with a new one.

    • On this vehicle both struts were replaced. This stopped the sagging of the tailgate

Conclusión

To reassemble your Jeep, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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