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Liftgate/ running boards problem

My 2003 navi. running boards and power liftgate stopped working. is not under warranty anymore and local dealer says that it needs a new power liftgate module, which will fix these problems. i replaced the fuses, so that is not the problem. is there a such thing as a power liftgate module? this will be an expensive repair, so i need to know if the info is accurate from the dealer!!
thanks for any feedback offered!!
tobi farley

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  • lisanbutterf Oct 18, 2008

    The exact same thing happened to me this week. My dash reads liftgate ajar and the running boards won't deploy. The dealer proposed the same solution...liftgate module as the needed fix.

  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    I have a 03 doing the same thing

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2008

    Same with my 03. Anyone get this fixed themself? And how much?

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    I have same problem. But mine will work for a couple days if i reset everything by taking off the battery cables. My will also all of a sudden work when its cold outside and i will get out of it and to running boards will suddenly deploy. WTF?

  • kmurdock1964 Jan 02, 2009

    I have the same problem. liftgate ajar light comes on and liftgate do not work plus the running boards will not deploy. i found that by removing the 5th fuse located on the left (7.5) then putting it back in, the running boards and liftgate works. Also this problem only occurs when it's cold outside. 25 & below. i bought the vehicle in april. no problems when its warm.

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I have seen many times the deale just reprogram the gem and it starts to work again

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I had the same problem and the dealer replaced my power module. if you can invest in an extended warranty. Mine covered the module. It paid for itself just with that fix alone.

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Yes, all accessory functions are controlled by one or more control modules, this problem most likely is the GEM, Generic Electronic Module

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I replaced the pcm and mine still wont open with fob or switch! running boards also not working. dealer said it was the pcm! do i have to reset the pcm after install to get it working?

Posted on Jan 12, 2010

  • pocketcrocke Feb 02, 2011

    I need to find some good quality running boards. Anyone know where the best place is to get them? I need them pretty soon.

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SECTION 501-03: Body Closures 2003 Expedition/Navigator Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Power Liftgate Module Removal and Installation
NOTE: Prior to removal of the power liftgate module, it is necessary to upload module configuration information to a diagnostic tool. This information needs to be downloaded into the new power liftgate module once installed. For additional information, refer to Section 418-01 .
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