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Chevy surburban tailgate switch indicating tailgate is open when it is in fact closed. Intermitant problem, seems to happen when in the direct sun light (heat). In the shade or cool temperatures this does not happen.

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Could be as easy as checking senor connection on rear door -clean up possibly

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