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Rear power door not working

When actuated, the lift motor can be heard running for a brief time, but does not lift the door. Suggestions? Could it be not engaging? There is a click, then the motor can be heard, but nothing else happens. The door CAN be opened manually.

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  • ojoe86 May 11, 2010

    when you press button, the gate unlatches then stalls there while motor runs?

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Check the gate suports.. its very common for them to rust at the ends and cause them to bind that will not allow the gate to lift on its own. a click or pop may be heard when the gate is opened or closed.. also if the supports are working right the gate actually moves away from the body when the latch is released. if its stays against the body then try the supports for the gate

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