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How to Install the Roof Rails on a 2019 Acura MDX

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Download 2019 Acura MDX Roof Rails Installation Instructions – 1. Remove the left roof molding (one hook and six clips). 2. Open the tailgate halfway. Using a trim tool, gently pry up on the rear edge of the left tailgate hinge cover. 3. Remove the clip from the left tailgate hinge cover. 4. While wearing eye protection, use an air saw to cut the left roof molding at measurement shown. 5. Remove the five clips from each stud bolt on the roof. 6. On the inside of the left tailgate hinge cover, locate two scribe marks. Using a pushpin, piece the left tailgate hinge cover at each scribe mark.

7. While wearing eye protection, drill two pierced marks to 6 mm and 10 mm. • First drill the rear pierced mark with a 3 mm drill bit, and finish with a 6 mm drill bit. • Drill the front pierced mark with a 3 mm drill bit, with a 6 mm drill bit, then with an 8 mm drill bit, and finish with a 10 mm drill bit. 8. While wearing eye protection, use an air saw to cut the left tailgate hinge cover between the two holes. 9. Remove all burrs. 10. Remove the three hinge cover clips, and install the three new hinge cover clips on the left tailgate hinge cover.