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Ford Escape: Handles, Locks, Latches and Entry Systems / Removal and Installation - Liftgate Release Handle

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Interior Trim Remover

Removal

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

  1. Remove the liftgate trim panel.
    Refer to: Liftgate Trim Panel (501-05 Interior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).
  1. Disconnect the liftgate release switch electrical connector.
  1. Remove the liftgate release handle bolts.
    Torque: 13 lb.in (1.5 Nm)
  1. Release the retaining tabs and remove the liftgate release handle.
    Use the General Equipment: Interior Trim Remover
  1. NOTE: This step is only necessary when installing a new component.


    Remove the liftgate release switch.
    1. Release the liftgate release switch retaining tabs.
    1. Remove the liftgate release switch.

Installation

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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