Download 2019 Acura RDX Chrome Tailgate Trim Installation Instructions – 1. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery. 2. Open the tailgate. Remove the left tailgate hinge trim as shown. Repeat for the right tailgate hinge trim. 3. Remove the four bolts from the tailgate, and unplug the vehicle connector. Close the tailgate. 4. Remove the tailgate spoiler: • With the help of an assistant, starting from the left side and working to the right side, release the tailgate spoiler as shown. Be careful not to damage the pins and clip grommets.
NOTE: Do not allow tailgate spoiler to fall after removing the pins. • With the help of an assistant, unlock the washer tube, and remove it from the washer nozzle. • Remove the vehicle grommet from left side of tailgate. Then, pull the vehicle harness through hole on the tailgate spoiler as shown. • Remove the tailgate spoiler. • Place the tailgate spoiler on a blanket. 5. Remove the eight self-tapping screws from the tailgate spoiler. 6. Remove the three self-tapping screws. Starting from the left side and working to the right side, remove the inner tailgate spoiler from the tailgate spoiler as shown.