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Rear Window Broken

To the Solutions Guys,

I have a 1999 Toyota 4 Runner limited. The back Window was broken and I have glass in the back hatch area.

How do I get the back interior panel off the back hatch to get at the window area?

All the best,

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  • Toyota Ed May 11, 2010

    The interior trim panel is held on with several nylon fasteners. Start at the bottom, and pull up on the trim panel, while using a suitable strong tool like a putty knife helps to pop the fasteners. After the trim panel is off there are a bunch of screws that need to be removed to gain access to the interior of the tailgate to vacuum the residual glass. Hope this helps, and Thanks for choosing FixYa.

    If you need any further info, please feel free to get back to me,.



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Ed is right, there is lots of screws and pop off caps, Have some tape ready to stick them to the panels you are taking off. And write down the succession as you take them off. I had 4 sections in my 1992 4Runner and then the seat belt in back had to be unscrewed from roof. Good Luck. Oh and I had glass in the compartment in the back over rear tires, found it like 1year later!

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