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I am having trouble to remove the interior panel of tailgate. I was able to remove the two screws underneath the handle from the panel but unable to remove the two screws beside the latch locker at th

I looked online diagram and some diagram labels these two plastic screw as "clip". both plastic screws appear to be surrounded with plastic shells. both plastic screws located at bottom of tailgate and hold interior panel in place. the latch locker locates between these two plasic screws. I used cross type screwdriver to loose both screws but completely damaged the screws cap. both screws can be turned by screwdriver both directions freely but never came out. I don't know what else I can do about it.

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These retainers are like a rivet or dry wall plug take a small flat blade screw driver and a Philips (or star) lightly pry up on the shoulder of the middle pice while turning counter clockwise the centre should back out remove it then with the flat blad gently pry outer pice from hole good luck hope this helped you

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