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Tailgait won't open on 1997 F350 Power Stroke

How do I remove the tailgate if the latch won't open?

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Remove the panel on the inside of the tailgate. You will find the plastic attachment pieces are broken that attach the bars to the mechanism are broken. Available and inexpensive at Ford. Also keep all the linkage and moving parts lubed for smooth operation.

Posted on Sep 11, 2008

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