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How to repair a 1997 Nissan pathfinder tailgate that will not open

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If you can get to the back side of the tailgate handle, you will probably find a broken plastic part that would normally pull the latch at either both or one side. It seems to be a design defect, or enough corrosion in the latch to strain these plastic parts.

Posted on Apr 02, 2015


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SOURCE: my wife owns a 1997 nissan pathfinder and the passenger side headlight went out,

there is a short somewhere and check all the connections and you could have actually gotten a bad bulb sometimes the manufacturer messes up

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SOURCE: my tailgate wont open on 2001 nissan frontier

Need alittle more info. Is the handle lifting with little to no resistance, but the tailgate wont release, or can you feel the latch release but it is just jamed and won't open?

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SOURCE: my 1991 nissan pathfinder's wiper motor repair

The cowl panel has to be removed. You will find plastic clips and possibly a few screws holding the panel on. Once you remove the panel you will see the wiper linkage and motor.

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