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1989 4Runner Tailgate lock

I can't get the tailgate lock to unlock. I took the panels off but nothing seems to be wrong. Wanted to see if anyone had any suggestions before I just started taking things apart.

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Lower the tailgate window ALL THE WAY before pulling the lock.

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

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    Cheryl Gravano Apr 19, 2011

    I'm having the same problem with my 94 4Runner. I put the window all the way down but it still won't unlock w/out manual help. There is a part that isn't moving when I lock it, or when the window goes up and down. It's connected to a really small black box...???

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