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2002 dodge grand caravan rear hatch latch

Rear hatch will not open with remote or manualy using fingers to push on rubber cover over the switch mechanizm. It will open manually with the key only.

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  • shoptool007 Mar 15, 2009

    Hi robtheteck, thanks for the reply, this is not a power lift gate, just power locks.



    Hi motor1258, thanks for the reply, no I do not hear a clunk when I press the remote.



    Thanks, shoptool007

  • Anonymous May 01, 2009

    i kinda have the same problem but i can not get my hatch open at all to take the back pannel off. how do i get to the locking peaces with out opening the door.

  • Rob McFarlane May 11, 2010

    Is this a power liftgate, or just power locks?

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Do you hear any light clunk at hatch, latch area when you push remote?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    no power

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    all three kill un latch but not open

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Ok, then the lock actuator is most likely seized, if you need instructions to repair, let me know, you have to get the part first, this will be a dealer item most likely. Then it's pretty simple. Remove the interior panel on the liftgate, you will see the latch and lock assembly, and a rod coming from it,the rod leads to the actuator. remove the rod, the retaining screws for the actuator, the electrical connector and then reverse for installation. Any issues let me know.

Good luck.
R

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

  • keeblera Jan 19, 2011

    cannot get door open no electrical power to liftgate motor fuse is ok

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