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cgreenberg, 4.0L V6, Round Rock, TX, November 07, 2010, 10:52
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How to repair the rear latch handle

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    DaveJHM November 07, 2010, 21:49
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    The rear door or the tailgate door?

    Either way, the interior trim panel has to be removed to gain access.

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    Visitor, March 27, 2011, 11:23

    How do you remove the rear panel , I need to fix the liftgate (hatch)

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    DaveJHM, March 28, 2011, 00:11
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    If the lift gate will not come open, you'll have to crawl through from the inside to get to it. Screws will need to be removed, and then a trim tool is used to separate the trim via the push pins that secure them.

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