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Old 01-12-2013, 10:52 PM
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Originally Posted by srdupnock View Post
Alright. Ill just has to jump in and do it. Generally the drivers side latch needs to be opened by hand and the right one I have to pop the handle three or four times to get that one to open.
It really isn't that bad a job. What you will find is there rods that go from the latches to the handle. usually these rods break or strech due to lack of lube on either latches and or the handle. I find it is some times easier to remove the tailgate to work on it. The one thing lube the latches good and life wll be great.
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