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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Well you start by pulling the handle under the driver's dash to pop the hood. then you go to the front of the hood and pull on the release with your right hand and lift up the hood.
Posted on Jan 25, 2009
The handle that broke had a little 'finger' that actuated the release mechanism. The only way to open the back hatch is to remove the inner panel and push on the release mechanism.
Once off, you can either a) buy a replacement handle (expensive) or b) do what I did and simply make a piece of L-shaped metal to lever the release mechanism from the outside.
If your handle is completely off of the door you can look up under the little plastic cover (that hides the handle) and see the slot on the right side that the release handle inserts into. You need to stick the lever into that slot, and angle it down about 30 degrees from horizontal to get under the latch mechanism, which unlocks the hatch if you pry it upwards.
Posted on Aug 11, 2009
This may or may not work depending on exactly what is wrong with the door, I cant tell what is wrong without looking at it directly however:
You can try starting with all doors closed and unlocked, keys in hand disconnecting the battery and letting the vehicle sit for 2 min or so, then reconnect the battery. Put the key into the ignition and turn it to the on position but do not start the van. Next press the button to disable the power sliding door for the drivers side, then manually open the door fully, wait 5 seconds, then close it manually fully. Press button the button again to re-enable the power sliding door, then try to use it with the automatic feature either by pulling the handle or using your remote, this may or may not work depending on if the door has somehow become de-initialized (it should work now) however if something is broken inside the door closing mechanism or door closed/open sensors, the door will continue to malfunction.
Posted on Aug 23, 2009
On my 2004 toyota,,,directly behind the passenger side front seat (have to push passenger seat all the way forward to see it, there is a small square flap in the carpet,,,lift that up and underneath is a big bolt which you turn counterclock wise with your spare tire lug wrench and the tire will lower to the ground. thats about it. good luck
Posted on Oct 12, 2009
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