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Lincoln Nautilus: Body Closures / Liftgate Alignment. General Procedures

Inspection

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

  1. Check liftgate-to-body dimensions.
    Refer to: Body and Frame (501-26 Body Repairs - Vehicle Specific Information and Tolerance Checks, Description and Operation).

Adjustment

All alignments

  1. Open the liftgate.
  1. If equipped.
    Remove the load compartment cover.
  1. Remove the load compartment floor cover.
  1. If equipped.
    Remove the spare tire cover.
  1. On both sides.
    Remove the tie down hooks.
    1. Open the retainer cover.
    1. Remove the retainers.
    1. Remove the tie down hook.
  1. Remove the load compartment scuff plate trim panel pin-type retainers.
  1. Release the clips and remove the load compartment scuff plate trim panel.
  1. Remove the liftgate striker.
    Torque: 177 lb.in (20 Nm)

Liftgate left and right, up and down alignment

  1. Loosen the bolts enough to permit movement of the liftgate.
  1. Close the liftgate.
  1. Adjust the liftgate to specification.
    Refer to: Body and Frame (501-26 Body Repairs - Vehicle Specific Information and Tolerance Checks, Description and Operation).
  1. Open the liftgate.
  1. Tighten the bolts.
    Torque: 22 lb.ft (30 Nm)

Liftgate in and out alignment

  1. Lower the headliner.
    Refer to: Headliner - Lowering (501-05 Interior Trim and Ornamentation) .
  1. Loosen the nuts.
  1. NOTE: Nominal overslam bumpers have a small lip and should be adjusted flush with the sheet metal surface.

    Adjust the nominal overslam bumpers.
  1. Close the liftgate.
  1. Adjust the liftgate to specification.
    Refer to: Body and Frame (501-26 Body Repairs - Vehicle Specific Information and Tolerance Checks, Description and Operation).
  1. Carefully open the liftgate.
  1. Tighten the nuts.
    Torque: 46 lb.ft (62.5 Nm)

All alignments

  1. Install the liftgate striker.
  1. Close the liftgate.
  1. Inspect the body-to-liftgate door dimensions.
    Refer to: Body and Frame (501-26 Body Repairs - Vehicle Specific Information and Tolerance Checks, Description and Operation).
  1. Install the removed components.
  1. If equipped.
    Carry out the power liftgate initialization.
    Refer to: Power Liftgate Initialization (501-03 Body Closures, General Procedures).

    Hood Alignment. General Procedures

    Inspection NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details. Inspect the hood-to-body dimensions. Refer to: Body and Frame (501-26 Body Repairs - Vehicle Specific Information and Tolerance Checks, Description and Operation)...

    Power Liftgate Initialization. General Procedures

    Initialization Disconnect the battery or remove the RGTM fuse(s). Refer to: Battery Disconnect and Connect (414-01 Battery, Mounting and Cables, General Procedures)...

    Other information:

    Lincoln Nautilus 2018-2023 Service Manual: About this Manual. Description and Operation


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    Changing a Flat Tire

    WARNING: If the tire pressure monitor sensor becomes damaged it may not function.

    Note: The use of tire sealant may damage your tire pressure monitoring system and should only be used in roadside emergencies. If you must use a sealant, use the Tire Mobility Kit sealant. Replace the tire pressure monitoring system sensor and valve stem on the wheel by an authorized dealer after use of the sealant.

    Note: The tire pressure monitoring system indicator light will illuminate when the spare tire is in use. To restore the full function of the monitoring system, all road wheels equipped with tire pressure monitoring sensors must be mounted on the vehicle.

    If you get a flat tire while driving, do not apply the brake hea

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