Home Auto Repair 2012 Honda Ridgeline Bed Extender Installation Instructions

2012 Honda Ridgeline Bed Extender Installation Instructions

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Download Installation NOTE: Do not damage the paint finish. 1. Using an awl, pierce through the seals in the holes on the left side bed lining. 2. Install the left latch to the left side bed lining with three hex bolts. 3. Remove the left front lower tie-down hook (two T-50 torx bolts). 4. Reinstall the left front lower tie-down hook and the left bracket with two T-50 torx bolts (reused). 5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 on the right side of the vehicle. 6. Position the template on the left side of the tailgate as shown. 7. Using a center punch, mark the tailgate at the hole in the template. Remove the template. 8. Using a felt-tip pen, mark the right side of the tailgate at the center of the triangular plain surface as shown. 9. Using a center punch, mark the tailgate at the mark made in step 8. 10. While wearing eye protection, drill a 3 mm hole at the mark on the left side of the tailgate. Enlarge the hole with a 8 mm drill bit. To prevent damage to the inner tailgate, wrap a tape around the drill bit at the measurement shown. Remove any burrs. 11. Secure one well nut into the hole made in step 10. 12. Secure one snap-screw and one washer to the well nut. 13. Repeat steps 10 through 12 on the right side of the tailgate. 14. Insert three center tubes into the left tube. 15. Align the non-threaded wedge with the threaded wedge at three joints between the left and center tubes, then secure the wedges with one T-20 torx screw each. 16. Insert three center tubes into the right tube (with label). 17. Adjust the three center tubes so that the distance between the outer projections on the ends of the right tube …