Kuga electric tailgate lift install manual


The intelligent electric tailgate is suitable for high-end luxury cars. It has the functions of hand-in-one opening, intelligent anti-pinch, intelligent height adjustment, etc. The driver can control tailgate with the car key tailgate button. It is easy to control and practical.

Electric tailgate functions

  • remote car key
  • tailgate button
  • central control button

Purchase link:https://www.hautopart.com/product/2017-ford-kuga-power-liftgate/

Install steps:

1.Original car appearance
2.Remove trims
3.Remove the both side trims
4.Remove the handle clasp cover
5. Remove the screws
6.Remove the whole panel.
7.Use tools to pry open the snap rings at the ends of the strut and remove the left and right strut
8.Remove the original car bracket.
9.Appearance of remove bracket
10. Install our bracket. L
means left, R means right
11.Install our bracket. L means left,
R means right
12.Find the tailgate handle clasp plug,
remove the plug, connect it with our plug.
13.Remove original tailgate lock plug, connect it our lock plug.
14.Remove the cab side panel.
15. Remove OBD panel.
16.Find the OBD plug
17.Connect it with our OBD plug
18.Put our OBD plug inside the hole.
19.Make a 16mm hole to
install the front button.
20.Route the wire needs connect to the controller box to the tailgate as shown.
21.Route the wire to left truck.
22.Route the wires as shown.
24.Routing the harness that connects the controller as shown in the figure and passes it through the bellows.
25.Route the wire as shown, fixing it with our cable tie
26.Find a 20A constant electric fuse in the right of truck fuse box
27.Connect the ground wire with the screw as shown.
28.Remove original latch panel.
29.Remove original latch
30.Install our power suction latch.
31.Fix latch motor on the right
Truck with our 3M glue..
32.Install the latch panel. Cut off part
panel that may affect the work of latch.
33.Connect related harness with
controller box, fixing it as shown.
34.Use 22mm driller make a hole
to install the tailgate button.
35.After checking all the harness connections,
power on, and close the tailgate once by hand to complete the
system initialization. Check the button and car key function, make sure no problem, then recover the panel.

Installation Precautions

1.All harness ports, control boxes, poles, etc. can not energized until they are installed.
2.Pay attention to the direction of power take-off, must be connected to 20A constant electric fuse.
3.When installing the wire, it must be operated with the engine off and the car key unplugged.
4.If there is a situation where the tailgate cannot be closed, remove the rubber plug in the lock head.

Remarks: After installing the electric tailgate lift, you must manually close it
once and then open it. Finally, the installation is complete.
How to use the remote control:
Press and hold the car key unlock button(or tailgate button 3 times) to open
or close the trunk;
Cab button: Press to open the tailgate and press it to close the tailgate.
Disclaimer: The problems and losses caused by improper installation and
improper use are not covered by our company’s warranty.

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