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Truck latch on 1999 gmc sierra

The truck latch moves but tailgate does not release do you take bolts off inside tailgate to do what

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  • mbbarton Jan 27, 2009

    i found the rods under plastic handle on tailgate. one of rods is missing the plastic keeper that keeps in place to work right. I have to find a keeper or somethihg to hold rod in hole. I m thinking probably have to buy the whole tailgate handle assembly to get part unless get lucky find something at hardware store. thanks for help mike barton

  • plopez01 Apr 29, 2009

    Anyone know where to get that pesky little plastic piece that has disintegrated and keeps my handle from pulling the rods together?

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Look under the latch and see if you see a metal rod. if you do, pull the rod and it should open.

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