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Rear Hatch won't open

The rear hatch won't open. I assume something has broken in the handle mechanism. I have taken off panels to try and get at it but I can't figure out how to get in the and fix/replace it.

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I can try to help you. i had the same problem with my doors. i just took the latch out and sprayed pb blaster or wd 40 on it and let it sit. after awhile just start fooling around with it and figure out how it works. keep messing with it till it moves easier. then hook your linkages back up and you should be fine. thts the best i can do for you.

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