Maladjusted rear tailgate will cause rear hatch light to come on on Honda Element

Problem Description and Possible Solution
A rear tailgate out of adjustment can cause the rear hatch light to come on. Adjusting the tailgate will repair this issue.
Problem Data
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Average mileage: 42,280 (34,560–50,000)
8 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, more2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
11 people reported this problem
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need adjusting procedure for tailgate
striker plates were moved now warning light remains on need adj procedure for strikers?
Tailgate will open but when I try to close it, the electronic motor will not work making the tailgate rattle. Very frustrating.