Kia Rio: Tailgate / Tailgate Lift

Kia Rio 2017-2020 YB Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Tailgate / Tailgate Lift

Repair procedures

Be careful as the tailgate may fall down on people when the lifts are removed. Have a helper hold the tailgate open, or use a secure method to hold it open.


Lift up slightly the socket clips (A) of both ends on the lifter (B), and then remove the lifter from the bracket by using a screwdriver.


Push the socket of the lifter into the bracket for installation.


Make sure the tailgate locks and opens properly and locks securely.

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