Question about 1998 Chevrolet Blazer

2 Answers

My back hatch won't open, but my door locks still work also my lighter quit working. Any suggestions or solutions?

Posted by on

  • 5 more comments 
  • barkada Feb 28, 2009

    No I don't have a owners manual, and I am a woman and not to car suavy...LOL. I had a heater core put in about a month ago and this week my lighter and rear hatch won't work . My wiper has been out for a while on the back glass but I really need to open this.

  • barkada Feb 28, 2009

    No the key won't open it either, when I push the button to release the hatch it doesn't even click. From inside now the handle to release the gate will open but the glass won't release to allow it to open.

  • jetfixr May 11, 2010

    At this point it sounds like a mechanical problem with the lock. It may need lubrication as Motor 1258 says, but you may have to take it somewhere to someone familiar with the mechanism.

  • jetfixr May 11, 2010

    I am leaning towards a fuse as well, however on my Suburban with barn doors at the back it has spring loaded contacts and periodically I have to clean the contact areas with a pencil eraser to reestablish a good connection for the contacts to keep the door locks, etc working. I am not sure how the hatches are wired. (either hard wired or contacts). If it has contacts you should see small brass looking rods about as round as a pencil sticking out from somewhere on the frame. It its hard wired you should see some sort of wire harness between the door and the vehicle.

  • baby_weasle May 11, 2010

    What's the chance that they are on the same fuse??

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    I take it the key won't work to open it on that either? As far as being a women, and not to Savvy on this subject, don't feel bad, first of all, that's why we're here, second of all, that can apply to a lot of men I know too. (LOL)

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    You have checked all fuse at dash , and under hood as per owners manual?

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Hello!

We had the same problem! We opened up the tail gate to find a simple solution! There is a little plastic piece in there that is turned by a metal rod when you push the hatch release button! He found the little part at a scrap yard for extremely cheap!! Fixed it in a second and works great now!! good luck!!!

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Chevrolet Master
  • 6,674 Answers

Have you taken the little red nozzle that comes with WD-40 and stuck it as far in the key slots as far as you can & soak it good? Spray all around buttons too, trying to get it to work in behind it.

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I need to open back door on my 2005 dodge nitro without driver door power locks working


Bo, Check the attached link, good info. from Nitro forum, with same problem your having with locks and rear hatch. Good luck
"I hope this helped you out, if so let me know by pressing the helpful button. Check out some of my other posts if you need more tips and info."
http://www.nitroforumz.com/threads/power-door-lock-not-working.34536
Back hatch liftgate won open help
Fix Your Dodge With Your Own Hands

Jun 21, 2016 | Dodge Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Back hatch won~t open with remote or inside door locks will open manually nothing stuck or jammed?


Found this wiring diagram for lift gate, if that is what we're talking about? Not only check the fuses, check fuse circuit for voltage. Use a testlite.
26171360-b5nbw0bij3qhlohrlmfokh55-1-0.jpg

Apr 21, 2016 | 2008 Pontiac Torrent

1 Answer

My power door locks and rear hatch on my 2000 GMC Safari will not work. Everything else is still working. Any idea of what may be wrong?


There are two fuses associated with the door locks system. The first is the Cigarette Lighter Fuse (Fuse 13 - 20A). This fuse provides power to the switches to activate the lock/motor relays. The second fuse is the PWR ACCY Circuit Breaker (30A). This provides the power thru the relay contacts to the lock solenoids/door motor. Both of the are in the Instrument Panel (IP) Fuse block.

Nov 10, 2013 | 2000 GMC Safari

1 Answer

Ford Edge Rear Hatch Pistons


The only way you can do it with new pistons is to install shorter pistons. These will probably not be designed for the weight or leverage requirements of the rear hatch. I suggest installing a small-link chain on each piston from one end to the other to restrain them from full extension. (Stitch a tight cloth sleeve around the chain to keep it from banging and scratching on things when the hatch is closed.) Make one end easily removable (a hook or dog-leash snap) so you can open the hatch all the way elsewhere. A bungee cord or rope installed elsewhere may do the same thing, but may get in your way sometimes. I suspect this solution will be considerably cheaper than new pistons as well as more likely to work.

Nov 22, 2011 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Is there a fuse for the back hatch door lock. All


Same problem. Power liftgate won't work, can't open manualy because it won't unlock. Any solutions?

Jun 04, 2010 | 2005 Dodge Durango

1 Answer

Automatic side door will no longer open with remote or console button in car. Also, both side door's locks will not pop up using all of our 3 remotes (1 door is automatic, 1 is manual). Lastly, the back...


Did these doors quit at the same time or over a period. It seems that the actuators for the locks have gone bad. With the mentioned doors, that's a lot weight for the actuators to unlock and pop open. With the remotes and console not working , that's more reason to think the actuators are the problem.

May 02, 2010 | 2002 Chrysler Town & Country

1 Answer

2003 Nissan Murano hatch back door won't unlock or open. Glitchy for a long time, always opened eventually with a ritual of locking/unlocking using the remote/lock on the door, etc. Upon opening,...


I have a 2004 Murano. I opened the small hatch and with a screw driver and someone on the outside managed to open the hatch. The problem appears to be bent pieces inside. After straightening them out and using a good silicon spray, mine works again. It should be lubricated quite frequently.

Nov 05, 2009 | Nissan Murano Cars & Trucks

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

231 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61249 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...