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2008 buick enclave power liftgate will not open has to be manually forced open when doing this seems to be stuck,looks like something wrong with lift mechanism inside rear left panal

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Forcing it open WILL cause damage to the lift mechanism, the problem is more than likely the fuse or relay.

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NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 15V415000
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
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