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Tailgate won't open...XUV Model

Touchpads or (pressure switches) dont work. can't find any type of fuses or relays. Is it possible for both touchpads to go ? rear glass goes up and down ok.

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  • M0VE Mar 10, 2009

    Same problem with my 04, is there a way to open it manually??

  • M0VE Mar 10, 2009

    gfd

  • barryc1437 Apr 22, 2009

    I have the same problem, both touch pads dont work, glass does go up and down

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SOURCE: 2004 envoy xuv tailgate problems

I also have a 2004 GMC XUV. My gate would go down but not swing open. In trying to fix it, the gate then refused to go to the flat position.I have removed the cover plate on the gate and found the one of the solenoids loose from its mounting. Resetting the computer by disconnecting both battery leads and holding them together for ten seconds worked to restore function to the gate going flat, but the swing still does not work. I believe it is a bad solenoid or motor for the bottem left latch pin.

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SOURCE: 2004 GMC Envoy XUV tailgate won't open downward

Do you live in a dusty area? My sister lives in dusty New Mexico and had a malfunctioning XUV tailgate. My reasoning was that something must tell the tailgate not to drop down if the glass is up, and if it can't tell, then it will only open sideways.
So we removed the trim panel, and the tailgate was indeed full of dust. By reaching my arm in, I found two plastic optical sensors which tell the gate whether the glass is up or down; both were coated with dust. After cleaning these the tailgate was back to its normal operation. The two sensors are flat, round - about the size of a nickel or dime...I couldn't see them, just found them by guessing that they must be there. Hope this helps!

Posted on Jun 19, 2010

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First step would be to use a scan tool and command the solenoids

then the second things, would be jumping the solenoid, but this may be tougher than you think without special jumper tools unless of course you do not care about destroying the connectors and/or wires

however, mechanical is easy...
disconnect the solenoid connectors
disconnect solenoid from the rods
pull rods and your gate will open

if this fails then your concern is in the latch assembly itself... which I do about 6 a year at our independent shop.... what a pain!

Posted on Aug 25, 2010

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