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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 2001-2004 GMC Yukon, Tahoe, Suburban Tailgate Support Strut Replacement

Fits years: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

All GMC Yukon for sale Tools required:

  • Flathead screwdriver (small)

Step 1: Open the vehicle's tailgate, and support it using a 2x4, broomstick, or assistant.

Step 2: Using the flathead screwdriver, pry the retaining clips (1 at each end) to release them. This allows for removal of the support strut.

Step 3: Attach the new support strut by "snapping" each end into place.

NOTE: The SLEEVE end of the strut should be attached at the TOP.

Step 4: Repeat this process for the remaining strut.
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to:

01 2001, 02 2002, 03 2003, 04 2004 GMC Yukon Replacement Instructions

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