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1998 rear hatch won't open on my chevy blazer s10 The button release on the drivers dash board won't open it, although it makes the same sound as when it used to open it. The key at the back hatch doesn't open it either. From the inside the handle on the bottom half of the hatch appears to be stuck in the "up" position. No applied pressure will put it in the down position.

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SOURCE: on my 1996 chevy blazer the hatch won't unlock

It should be number 2 in the fuse box but if you can still hear the motor when you push the button than you need to try and pull the top where the lock that holds the glass hatch pull the plastic far enough to get you hand in on the right side of the latch and you will find a lever that you should be able to push to your left I believe and that will release the glass hatch and than open the tail gate take off the plastic inside cover and unscrew the metal plate off of the inside of the tail gate and you will be looking for a blue plastic piece that supposed to be connected to the release motor and the latch if thats broken than you need to go to the auto wreckers find a blazer or jimmy from '95-'97 maybe all the way up to 2000 I believe and basicly do the same remove the blue clip from that one put it on yours and it should work and if the clip on your is broken dont try to glue it, it wont work I tryed everything to try and fix it on mine but you have to get another one once you find another clip it doesnt really take long but yea anyways I hope that helps you out let me know heres my email THUNDERSTRUCK_244@hotmail.com

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SOURCE: 2000 blazer parking release handle broken

You will have to look under the side panel, and you can release it with a screw driver, or get a pair of vise grips to pull the cable to release it.

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SOURCE: I have a 2000 Blazer and the back hatch won t

right where the carpet meets the plastic on the tailgate there is small opening pretty buch right on the other side of the button if you get a flat head screw driver in there there is a saftey slider latch in there move it over and its open

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SOURCE: 1999 Chevy Blazer rear hatch will not open. When

try pushing the glass harder so it will catch.

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sounds like the starter is bad

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