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Tailgate issue

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by jup561, Mar 10, 2019.

  1. Mar 10, 2019 at 12:21 PM
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    jup561

    jup561 [OP] Member

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    Part of my tailgate broke at the pivot point and now the latch does not catch when lowering the tailgate. Easy fix? Or should I take it to the dealer for a specific part. Thanks! First picture is the good side second picture is where it broke.

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  2. Mar 10, 2019 at 12:25 PM
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    Lunabird

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    Easy fix. Just get a new damper from the dealership
     
  3. Mar 10, 2019 at 12:43 PM
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    jup561

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    I have a early 2016 i may have to purchase the part from @tacitos
     
  4. Mar 11, 2019 at 11:53 AM
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    jup561

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    Dealer wants $90 for the part lol
     
  5. Mar 11, 2019 at 11:58 AM
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    Deacon Blues

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  6. Mar 11, 2019 at 12:00 PM
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    sandyTrd87

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    i dont see what broke ?

    also get a tailgate lock to prevent theft
     
  7. Jun 12, 2019 at 2:24 PM
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    sorgon82

    sorgon82 wanna go for a rip bud

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    They told me i need both sides and this is the part # 20190612_161406.jpg
    I have a 2016 picked up November 2015
     

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