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Tailgate Lock/Latch Problem

After removing and reinstalling the tailgate latch/lock mechanism (for a body repair), I incorreclty reinstalled it and can no longer open the door from the outside (the latch does not "Click"), as if it is locked. I can get out the little punchout from inside, but can not seem to release the latch with a screwdriver. Can anyone Help? Thanks.

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Within the little round punchout, I stuck a screwdriver in and moved around any parts I could until I lit the latch mechanism. I hear a pop and gave a push. Lucky I guess.

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