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Can someone post a picture of their liftgate striker/latch? I'm talking about the stationary striker that the liftgate latches onto when it closes. Does the striker sit evenly within the plastic/rubber molding? or does it press into the rubber part of the molding like its out of alignment?
 



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Mine is flush with no issues discovered.
 






Can someone post a picture of their liftgate striker/latch? I'm talking about the stationary striker that the liftgate latches onto when it closes. Does the striker sit evenly within the plastic/rubber molding? or does it press into the rubber part of the molding like its out of alignment?
Does this help?
 

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Peter, thats perfect, I didn't think mine looked right, especially since the front part has stress lines in the plastic.....


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TSB
12-2-6 POWER LIFTGATE DOES NOT OPEN OR REVERSES AFTER OPENING APPROXIMATELY 25 MM (1 INCH)

Publication Date: February 10, 2012

FORD: 2012 Explorer


ISSUE:
Some 2012 Explorers vehicles equipped with the power liftgate may not open or open approximately 25 mm (1 inch) then reverse when using the power open feature.

ACTION:
Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Remove the liftgate striker bolts and striker.
Discard striker.
Install the new liftgate striker.
Torque striker bolts to 22 N-m (16 lb-ft).

PART NUMBER PART NAME
BB5Z-7843252-A Striker


WARRANTY STATUS:
Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage
IMPORTANT: Warranty/ESP coverage limits/policies/prior approvals are not altered by a TSB. Warranty/ESP coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part and verified using the OASIS part coverage tool.

OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
120206A 2012 Explorer: Replace The Liftgate Striker (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 0.2 Hr.

DEALER CODING
BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE
7843252 16

PROGRAM CODE
T11

This is reimbursable as a Pre-Defined Repair only. Claim using the unique program code provided. Since this TSB has a program code, entering the parts, labor and misc. expense details is optional.


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NOTE: The information in Technical Service Bulletins is intended for use by trained, professional technicians with the knowledge, tools, and equipment to do the job properly and safely. It informs these technicians of conditions that may occur on some vehicles, or provides information that could assist in proper vehicle service. The procedures should not be performed by "do-it-yourselfers". Do not assume that a condition described affects your car or truck. Contact a Ford or Lincoln dealership to determine whether the Bulletin applies to your vehicle. Warranty Policy and Extended Service Plan documentation determine Warranty and/or Extended Service Plan coverage unless stated otherwise in the TSB article. The information in this Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) was current at the time of printing. Ford Motor Company reserves the right to supercede this information with updates. The most recent information is available through Ford Motor Company's on-line technical resources.

Copyright © 2012 Ford Motor Company
 






Finally a tsb that DOESNT apply to me......thanks for posting it up though...cause ya never know.
 






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