Question about 1996 Mercury Villager
For some reason i can not open the rear hatch door on my van and i do not know how to get to the locking mechanisms by the inside to see what's going on whit the door latch
how do i get my hatch back open
You need to climb in the back and remove the plastic panel from the hatch to access the lock. There may be a small access door over the locking mechanism to help you avoid removing the whole thing. Could be dirty and sticky and fixable with a bit of graphite lube.
Posted on Jan 14, 2009
I have had the same problem many times with my mercury villager. one thing i have found to work on more than one occasion is while it is closed, push the back hatch as if you were shutting it. hit the lock button ( either on remote or inside of van ). then push the handle out on the hatch to make sure it will catch all the way. unlock the doors and pull on the handle, the hatch should open with no problem.
Posted on Feb 20, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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