Deploying The Crossbars

To deploy the crossbars, completely loosen the thumb screws at both ends of the crossbar and lift the crossbar from its stowed position in the side rail. Repeat with crossbar on the opposite side.

Loosening Crossbars
Loosening Crossbars

CAUTION!
Use care when removing and handling the crossbars to prevent damage to the vehicle.

Bend the crossbar supports at each end, taking care to keep hand clear of pivoting joint. Slide the thumb screw down.

Stowed Position
Stowed Position

Deployed Position
Deployed Position

Then, position the crossbars across the roof.

NOTE:
The crossbars are identical and can be placed in any two of the three deploy positions.

Deploy Positions – Choose Two Of Three
Deploy Positions – Choose Two Of Three

Make sure the directional arrows on the crossbars align with the directional arrows on the side rails. Set the crossbars into the deployed positions.

Crossbar To Side Rail Installation
Crossbar To Side Rail Installation

Once the crossbars are set into position, tighten the thumb screws completely.

Tightening Crossbar
Tightening Crossbar

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