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Ford Expedition rear hatch won't open

The rear hatch latch turns, but the hatch won't unlatch and open. I've tried to take off the plastic panel inside, but I can't seem to get it off. Does anyone have an instruction for removing the inside hatch panel with the door closed?

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    worldwide747 Jul 01, 2012

    I had this problem last night door would not open so this morning I went out to check it out if you remove the handle on the inside - lift it and remove the 2 screws take a flat head screw driver beside the window top panel and pri just enough to get you fingers in there and pull this will take the top panel off then do the same with the bottom panel after this is done you will have to rip the plastic cover to see your latch mech- you will see a cable at the bottom pull it this will open the door after you have open take that cable off because its either bad or broke you will see the cable plastic end piece has broken now the good part only ford carries the hatch cable for for about $10.00

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    Anita Schieren Boucher Sep 24, 2017

    Thank you for your help my son fixed it.....thanks again

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