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2016 Power Lift Gate ECU Location

My Rav appears to have the Power Lift Gate TSB issue, got my letter in the mail. I am planning on taking it in this weekend to have the ECU replaced by the dealer. Does anyone know where the ECU is located? If it is in the rear gate I would like to remove the panels myself as I have had issues with dealers removing panels incorrectly and causing rattling issues and broken parts in the past.
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2016 Power Lift Gate ECU Location

No idea where it is, but if I had to guess I would say inside of the lift gate. I've seen a couple of removable covers. The dealer fixed mine last week working good again. Good luck


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Here's a part diagram, could be in the liftgate or under the rear deck behind the spare tire.

2016 Toyota RAV4. #892220R021: Computer. Liftgate Control Module.

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Here's a part diagram, could be in the liftgate or under the rear deck behind the spare tire.

2016 Toyota RAV4. #892220R021: Computer. Liftgate Control Module.
Not to shift the topic, but my jaw dropped at the price of the lift cylinders in that listing. Over $500 each......

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At those prices, glad I lease! The parts prices are predatory.


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Thanks everyone for your responces, I will be pulling the panels off tonight. I also found a video on youtube showing the removal and replacement of the rear door ECU.
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