When You Cannot Open the Tailgate.

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What to Do When Unable to Open the Tailgate

If you cannot open the tailgate, use the following procedure.

1. Use a flat-tip screwdriver and remove the cover on the inside of the tailgate.

1. Use a flat-tip screwdriver and remove the cover on the inside of the tailgate.

Models with power tailgate

2. To open the tailgate, push the tailgate while sliding the lever to the right.

2. To open the tailgate, push the tailgate while sliding the lever to the right.

What to Do When Unable to Open the Tailgate

What to do-Following up

After taking these steps, contact a dealer to have the vehicle checked. When you open the tailgate from inside, make sure there is enough space around the tailgate, and it does not hit anyone or any object.

Models without power tailgate

2. To open the tailgate, push the tailgate while pushing down the lever with

2. To open the tailgate, push the tailgate while pushing down the lever with the flattip screwdriver.

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