Open the upper hatch and the lower tailgate. Lift the cargo floor and locate the retaining
strap. Hook the strap to the hatch gasket. Pull the tire lift up and place it on the
tire. Locate the tailgate brace. Close the tailgate. Pull the lift assembly up and place the bracket
into the latch slot on the tailgate. Open the tailgate. Place the strut into the tailgate latch then
hook the upper end onto the tailgate catch. The spare tire can now be removed.