REMOVE BACK DOOR STAY ASSEMBLY
Avoid touching the stroke portions of the rod as much as possible to prevent foreign matter from attaching to the stroke portions. Be sure to hold the cylinders while servicing.
Do not wear cotton gloves or other similar materials when handling the rod. Fibers may attach to the rod and result in gas leaks.
Do not apply any load to the cylinders in the horizontal direction in order to prevent the rod from being deformed.
Using a screwdriver with the tip taped, remove the stop ring along the groove.
Release the ball joint and remove the back door stay assembly.
Remove the back door stay assembly while supporting the back door by hand.
REMOVE BACK DOOR STAY BOLT
Remove the back door stay bolt.
REMOVE BACK DOOR UPPER DAMPER STAY BRACKET
Remove the 2 bolts and back door upper damper stay bracket.