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2004 envoy xuv tailgate problems, will not latch or open sideways. I have a 02 Envoy SLT the rear liftgate Dose not have power. the wipers dont work the Lock dont work I can not program my keyless entry. I am going nuts here I dont know what to do about this.... PLEASE HELP I have a 2004 Envoy XUV as well with the rear tailgate not functioning or opening either way. The glass will roll down as well but not pop open?? I checked all the fuses and not one is burnt out? I think a wire fell off inside and I will have to take the back panel off from the inside to try and follow the wires from the switch to the solonoid. Anyone have a solution for this yet?

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  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2009

    I have a 2004 Envoy XUV. Sometime the back window will open so I can open the tailgate and sometime in willnot. I hear the motor running but it will not open the window. Other times it works. Whats the deal.

  • nklstone Mar 19, 2009

    I'm having the same glass will lower but the tailgate wont open either way. I can hear it clicking when I try from the middle but nothing when I try to swing it open from the driver's side. Someone please help!

  • Lakaine Mar 20, 2009

    I have an 2004 Envoy Xuv and the tailgate will open like a pickup but wont swing open anymore...Why is that? can someone give me a possible answer?

  • WBagger Apr 13, 2009

    2004 GMC Envoy XUV tailgate will not open, swing or drop.

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2009

    I have the same problem. I have an 2005 Envoy XUV and the rear glass goes down but the door will not open flat. Sometimes the door will swing open and other times it will not open at all.



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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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  • jado3 Nov 29, 2010

    I fixed both switches on my 2004 XUV. If you unscrew them from the back and take the switch itself apart you will probably find some corrosion on the one wire inside. I cleaned it up and added a drop of solder to make the connection. Both switches had the same problem and now both work fine.

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    Howard Mar 01, 2017

    do you mean latches or pressure switches??



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I do not have the XUV model but I know that my Envoy has an electronic sounding latch lock when I close my tailgate. I would check the fuses and electrical connections. I hope that this helps.

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