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Old 07-07-2019, 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by andrewwynn View Post
Not awkward at all once you realize how the lift works. The key is you lift the strap and hook it into the top of the lower tailgate. Then pull down and it lifts the tire flat so you can drag it out. The prop rod holds the tailgate down.

Watch out you don't loose the two little rubber bumpers in the tailgate latch slot when removing the lift handle (when done) - they often pop out when pulling out the handle. Then the trunk lid rattles....
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