Question about 1997 Chevrolet K1500
Very common problem. Usually the rods get bent form pulling ******* the handle to open it. If you look behing the handle you will see the two rods running towards the left and right side of the tailgate. If you can use a pliers and squeeze the towards each other you can open it. When you get it open, use some penetrating oil on the latches on the right and left side. Usually just have some dirt in them and they stick.
Posted on Aug 05, 2008
I had the same problem with my 97 Silverado it was the handle that didnt pull far enough on the rods. I dont know for your model but on mine i took out the bezel and was able to operate rods by hand
Posted on Aug 02, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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