1996 explorer rear hatch glass is up. Struts fully engaged. How do I disengage the strut so I can close the rear window?

Asked by Apr 03, 2016 at 01:59 AM about the 1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XL 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Rear window open.  I cannot figure out how to disengage the Dean window
struts so I can close the rear window.  Please Help!

1 Answer


The ends are like a ball socket, get a pair or pliers to rotate them some, they must be stuck, uses some WD-40 os something similar to free them up.

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