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Tailgate stuck, closed on right -not latched on the left

The tailgate was inconsistent in opening in either position-swing or tailgate- from the tailgate position i shut it but it didn't latch on the left and now is stuck, the window won't go up and it won't open.
dealers -2- scratch their heads, gmc has not replied.
anyone know how to handle this????

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Sir ur problem is pretty complicated... so i have given links where u can find step by step process of solving this problem..

http://www.dmcnews.com/Techsection/doorstuck.html


or if u need manuals particularly repair manuals visit these websites

http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/mmp/gmc~envoy~repair_manual~parts.html


http://www.partstrain.com/ShopByDepartment/Repair_Manual/GMC/ENVOY

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