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Rear hatch window will not release

2002 chevy blazer......rear hatch window will not release....when the button is depressed, you can hear the slide working, but it will not release the window. I followed the manual for the emergency open by going through the inside of the vehicle and prying it over toward the passenger side....but it is the same result...help!!!!!

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    my rear hatch window won't open. not sure how to do that. just purchased vehicle

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This is a common problem on the blazer. If you can hear the rod actuator working, then the actuator rod to latch rod connector has broken. It's plastic, and a poor GM design.
To get the rear hatch open you will need to manualy release it. It can be done by working as much of the plastic tailgate trim you can get loose, from around the top center of the gate, where the latch is. remove the 2 screws that hold the handle on and remove handle. Then pry as much as you need to access the c type latch, and release it by moving it... it's spring loaded and will only move one way. Haveing someone help you lift the hatch while you unlatch it from inside the vehicle helps. After you get the hatch up and the tailgate folded down, make sure the latch is locked in the open position.
The actuator can be repaired, i've done it several times. GM will try and sell you a new one, which is rather costly compared to the $8.00 piece of plastic you need.
Good luck and i hope this helps.

S.W. Brown
Level II+ diesel and heavy equipment tech.

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

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