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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 1999-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Tailgate Support Strut Replacement

Fits years: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

All Jeep Grand Cherokee for sale Tools required:

  • T40 Torx Bit/ratchet with extension

Step 1: Open the vehicle's rear door.

Prop the door up using a long 2.4 or a broomstick. Obviously, we're changing the support struts for a reason!

Step 2: Loosen and remove the T40 Torx screws (2) on either end of the support strut.

There is one screw on each end!

Step 3: You can now remove the support strut from the vehicle.

Step 4: Mount the new tailgate strut by tightening the T40 screws (2) on each end of the strut.

NOTE: The "rod" end of the strut faces DOWN. The "sleeve" end of the strut faces UP.

Step 5: Repeat this process for the other side.
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to:

99 1999, 00 2000, 01 2001, 02 2002, 03 2003, 04 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Replacement Instructions

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