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My tailgate on my rodeo wont open. My husband tried to take the panel off and it won't move. Help

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Had a similar issue. Make sure the lock is actually unlocked first. If so and still not working you will need to remove the panel and in the middle you will see 2 rods on goes to each side (left/right) you can pull these inward together and will release the gate. While its down try pulling on the handle to see if its pushing on the mechanism that pulls both rods in at the same time. If not usually its bent. If your somewhat mechanical you can bend it back without breaking it. Worst case scenario it needs to be replaced.

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