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Tailgate jamed shut

I have a 2000 chevy blazer, the rear window and tailgate is jamed shut. Internal and external buttons still work but lock is not releasing in tailgate. How do I fix or remove tailgate casing with it still closed without damaging door or window?

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Under the carpet installed on the tailgate door, there is a hole. put a screw driver in it and manually flip the latch open, to start.
yjen take the door panel off, one screw with the interiro handle, and pull the rest off,
watch the auto release slidw side to side, you will find a broken piece here, I made an extension piece with a plastic hook and screw, works fine for over a year, lube all latch parts with wd 30 once opened.

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