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How to Replace Liftgate Switch 10-16 Cadillac SRX

  1. step : Removing the Liftgate Panel (0:32)
    • Remove the trim door from the hatch pull with a pick
    • Remove the T30 screw from the hatch pull
    • Pry out the liftgate panel with trim tools
    • Pull the panel straight down and once loose, toward the rear
    • Disconnect the electrical connectors
  2. step : Removing the Liftgate Switch (2:47)
    • Disconnect the electrical connector
    • Press the tabs and remove the switch
    • Applying a bit of pressure on the switch, press the tabs on the switch with a flat blade screwdriver to release it from the housing
  3. step : Installing the Liftgate Switch (4:00)
    • Find the keyway and press the switch into the housing
    • Find the keyway and press the switch into the panel
    • Connect the electrical connector
  4. step : Installing the Liftgate Panel (4:45)
    • Manually close the liftgate to test the latch
    • Open the liftgate
    • Connect the wiring harnesses to the liftgate panel
    • Clip in the liftgate panel trim closest to the latch first
    • Line up the rest of the panel and clip it in
    • Tighten the T30 Torx to the hatch pull
    • Press the trim button to the hatch pull into place

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Pick

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Specialty Tools

  • Trim Tool Set

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T30 Torx Driver


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