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Old 02-08-2019, 01:17 PM   #1
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Rear Striker Lost a Bolt

Hey everyone, I bought a 2008 Yaris manual with 126k miles a few weeks ago. The rear hatch striker is completely loose. The striker is the name for the thing that the latch grabs when the hatch closes. When I took everything apart, the right bolt for the striker was completely missing. I unscrewed the remaining bolt and noticed that the thing the striker is supposed to screw into looks like it has a section snapped off. I can probably replace them with some other nuts and bolts but I like to try and keep original parts if possible. I am considering just going to a junk yard and taking the rear striker apart and taking whatever the striker bolts screw into. I searched all over for a part number for what I am looking for and couldn't find it. Any recommendations?

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Old 02-08-2019, 01:26 PM   #2
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Just as you said... junk yard is probably your best bet. Toyota will probably want crazy money for that.
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Old 02-08-2019, 03:31 PM   #3
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Junk yard and 2007-2011 will work for sure, other years may also be the same
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Old 02-11-2019, 09:56 PM   #4
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I think you might be able to get away with popping in another rivnut with a corresponding bolt.
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