Introduction

This guide will show the user how to replace the retention pin on a 2016 Toyota Tacoma for a Tonneau Trifold Bed cover.

Tools

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Use the Allen wrench and apply constant pressure counterclockwise to loosen the pins The pins are tight and may require some force. The pins are tight and may require some force.
    • Use the Allen wrench and apply constant pressure counterclockwise to loosen the pins

    • The pins are tight and may require some force.

  2. Repeat step one until both pins have been loosened. The pin should be loose enough to remove by hand. Repeat step one until both pins have been loosened. The pin should be loose enough to remove by hand.
    • Repeat step one until both pins have been loosened. The pin should be loose enough to remove by hand.

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  4. Once loosened, grab both pins and pull them out. Line up the holes on the replacement part, then insert the pins. Line up the holes on the replacement part, then insert the pins.
    • Once loosened, grab both pins and pull them out.

    • Line up the holes on the replacement part, then insert the pins.

  5. Hand tighten the bolts. Hand tighten the bolts. Hand tighten the bolts.
    • Hand tighten the bolts.

  6. Tighten down one side then proceed to the next step. Do not over tighten because you can strip the screw.
    • Tighten down one side then proceed to the next step.

    • Do not over tighten because you can strip the screw.

  7. Tighten down the final side. Do not over tighten because you can brake the allan wrench  and strip the screw.
    • Tighten down the final side.

    • Do not over tighten because you can brake the allan wrench and strip the screw.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in order.

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