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Lift gate won't stay open

The back door / lift gate on my '12 limited 4 runner will open but it will not stay open. It slams shut once I left go. Is there a fix for this? Reset button somewhere?

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SOURCE: The rear power lift gate

You most likely have a failed switch in the rear gate jamb. This switch tells the system that the gate is closed and if the system thinks that the door is already open, it will not open it again.

Have the Body Control Module (BCM) scanned for codes and live data with a scan tool capable of accessing this information. This will tell you if the switch is operational by manually operating switch while monitoring the switch state with the scan tool.

Any shop with a decent scan tool should be able to do this. Nissan dealerships use Consult-II and now Consult-III scanners and have access to stuff the aftermarket guys don't get, but this should be accessible by nearly any higher end scanner like a Snap On Ethos, Solus, or Modis.

Hope this is helpful!


Nissan Scope Technician- 10+ years experience in Nissan dealership.

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Infinit QX56/Nissan Armada power lift gate problem

Go to your local body shop...should only be $50 to fix or maybe free to get their advise.
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Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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SOURCE: the lift gate will not open with the release

I'm hoping you found an answer to this already, but if not, here it is. Try looking at fuse # 16 in the fuse panel under the driver side dash. It should be a blue 15 Amp fuse & it controls the cigarette lighter & lift gate, amongst other things. My guess is that you will find it has popped & needs to be replaced. It's an easy job to do if you have a fuse holder or a pair of needle nose pliers. Out with the old, in with the new. IMHO, this is a poor deign by Lincoln in the fact that the change holder is right next to the cigarette lighter & if you happen to drop a penny or dime into the lighter/outlet, it pops the fuse. This can be a common problem if you don't keep the lighter in there, & use the outlet for cell phone charger, ipod, etc. This has happened to me a couple times, so I bought a small box of fuses & keep them in the glove compartment now, just in case it should happen while I'm out & about somewhere. Hope this helps!...//TJ

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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SOURCE: 2008 Tahoe: The automatic back lift gate on my 2008 Tahoe stop...

I found this URL on internet http://www.chefseattle.com/blog/site-news/suburban-rear-liftgate-wont-unlock-how-to-fix/ If your vehicle is similiar maybe it can help.

Posted on May 22, 2010

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