The rear hatch door on my 02 Ford Escape won't latch back down. Quick Fix? on 2002 Ford Escape

Just started doing this. It won't latch back down. Do you think the locking mechanism would need lubricated? Or is there another trick?

Get Your Car Fixed at a RepairPal Certified Shop.
We certify shops based on expertise, quality work, and verified customer reviews
1 answer
lube and adjust if can adj or tweek stricker