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Latch won't lock when closing tailgate 2004 Silverado

Latch wont lock each time I close tailgate. If I slam it a few times eventually it will close (most of the time).

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  • metallica57 Feb 11, 2009

    i have the same problem, i have a 1992 silverado 1500 4x2 350 5.7L. my tailgate is not able to close. once you mothe the mechanism, you can manipulate it but i want it to work like it should. any suggestions

  • anthony helit
    anthony helit Jan 19, 2013

    Outside latches missing spring or springs.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    2006 hyundai tucson Replaced tailgate latch but sensor says open when it is closed

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    I have 1991 siverado..and need to see how the latches and the two rods hook up to side of the bed

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    tailgate wont latch

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Most likely a broken spring inside latch

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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