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Door (tailgate) won't open...the handle extends but doesn't open

Pull on the rear handle and it extends but the door won't open.

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There is a lever that the handle slides into on the latch. the lever over time bends and the handle doesn't pull on it. try pulling on an angle either to the left or right. you might need a new latch as the lever is part of the latch.

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