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Jake, Nissan Technician
Category: Nissan
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Experience:  Experienced collision repair technician, Pulaski Tech graduate and DSM hobbyist.
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The rear lift gate is not functioning correctly. I believe

Customer Question

The rear lift gate is not functioning correctly. I believe the screw/bolt came out of the arm that raises and lowers the door. How can I access that bar to replace the bolt?
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: 2008 Nissan Quest
JA: Are you fixing your Quest yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I'd like to, I just need to know how to access the bar. I need to remove the panel that covers the bar (where the rear button is located for the lift gate).
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 8 months ago.

hi my name is ***** ***** i can help

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 8 months ago.

you can access the lever by pulling the access panel off the driver side inner trunk are

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Are there any hidden screws or secrets to pulling it off?
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 8 months ago.

no all clip just pull the rubber around the body off some then remove the clips and ankar for the rear cargo net then pry the cover off

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I can open the cover enough to see where the bolt is missing. I was hoping I'd find the missing screw when I opened it up, but no such luck. Do you know if there is a pic of the arm assembly online somewhere? I haven't been able to find one, but I'm sure I'm not searching using the correct language.
Expert:  Jake replied 8 months ago.

There are some good pictures here.

You can click on them and zoom in on them as well.