Hatch Glass Actuator Replacement


1.Remove the tailgate lower trim panel

2.Disconnect the hatch glass rod (A), hatch glass open rod (B), and actuator connector (C), then detach the connector from the tailgate.


3.Remove the bolts, then remove the hatch glass actuator (A).


4.Install the actuator in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

  • Make sure the actuator connector is plugged in properly, and each rod is connected securely.
  • Reconnect the hatch glass rod (A) as following sequence.

    • Move the lever (B) of the latch (C) into lock position.
    • While holding the lever (B) into lock position, take off the looseness on the latch side of the rod by pulling the rod in direction shown by the arrow.
    • Move the lever (D) of the actuator into set position as shown by the arrow.
    • Connect the rod to the fastener (E) of the lever.

  • Make sure the hatch glass opens properly and locks securely.