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Power Tailgate May Not Stay Open '07 Odyssey EX-L

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Download Power Tailgate May Not Stay Open ’07 Odyssey EX-L – BACKGROUND Over time, the power tailgate support struts can lose internal pressure. If they lose enough pressure, the struts may not keep the tailgate up after you open it. A tailgate that lowers unintentionally could cause an injury. REPAIR PROCEDURE NOTE: • Wear eye protection when you pry on the tailgate support strut clips. • Have an assistant hold up the tailgate during the procedure. 1. Pry up the clip on both ends of the tailgate support struts with a flat-tip screwdriver. Then remove the struts by pulling them out of the upper and lower pivot bolts. 2. With the clip on both ends of the new support struts flush to the strut body, install the new struts by pressing the strut ends into the upper and lower pivot bolts. Make sure both support struts are securely attached to the pivot bolts. 3. Center-punch a completion mark above the 11th character of the engine compartment VIN: