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need tailgate off

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bridgcat, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. Aug 24, 2011 at 8:00 AM
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    bridgcat

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    Does anyone have an idea of how to take the tailgate off of a 2010 tacoma. I am concerned about the backup camera. Thanks guys!
     
  2. Aug 24, 2011 at 8:03 AM
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    HondaGM

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  3. Aug 24, 2011 at 8:05 AM
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    Toyotacrawler She's got the jimmy legs

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    Detach your cables that support the tailgate. From the tailgate down position, raise the tailgate up as if you were closing it and pull towards you. Should slide right out of the slot.
     
  4. Aug 24, 2011 at 8:06 AM
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    He has a backup camera so he'd have to look for that as well. I just don't want him ripping off the tailgate and damage his camera. :)


    The first thing I bought my truck was the Haynes guide, just in case it didn't come with an owners manual. READ!

    but.....http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/technical-chat/27829-tailgate-theft-how-prevent.html

    as far as the camera, I have one as well but never took it off...just find out where the connector is and disconnect it.

    owners manual
     
  5. Aug 24, 2011 at 8:08 AM
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    I should have included detach the camera cable
     
  6. Aug 24, 2011 at 8:10 AM
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  7. Aug 24, 2011 at 8:11 AM
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  8. Aug 24, 2011 at 8:13 AM
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    He's going to hold you liable for damages. Should have put in a disclaimer. :p
     
  9. Aug 24, 2011 at 8:18 AM
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    Yep, time to contact my lawyer!
    OP- Are you concerned about the backup camera not working properly or concerned about detaching the backup camera cable? :notsure:
     
  10. Aug 24, 2011 at 8:33 AM
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    Thank you,
    I couldn't recall what that plastic bag was that they supplied me with. I was going to look more into it and help OP after work.
     
  11. Sep 5, 2011 at 9:47 AM
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    Thanks for all the help guys! I really appreciate it. Tailgate is off, camera is fine and shes getting fixed! Thanks again!
     
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