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Old 02-25-2013, 04:25 PM
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Is there anyway of disabling the auto tailgate lock on a 2013 Dodge Laramie? It locks when the truck doors are locked ?

This is a real nusience to have to unlock the truck to put something on the back.
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Nope............
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Asur beat me to it and he is correct...no way that I know of to turn it off.
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I guess you could unplug it at the tailgate?
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I guess you could unplug it at the tailgate?

He could just use the key to unlock it when he needs to open it, but its like one press of the button, all the locks open, then 1 press again and all is locked, if you had to access just the bed with the option to unlock just the bed, you would still need to press one button to unlock it and then press it again to lock it up. Don't get why anyone would want to have the option to just unlock the tailgate to put something in. You still need to lock it up again. Maybe a proximity system would work, if he gets close to the truck it unlocks it, if you walk away it locks it back up.
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Disassemble the tailgate and unplug the powerlock connection. You will have to use your tailgate key to lock it. I think in you EVIC you can set to have all your doors unlock on exit. This would also unlock your tailgate every time you get out of the truck. (I think)
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Just something to be aware of.

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My sentiments exactly. My remote lock kit is on its way and I can't wait to install it. It's a PITA to have to unlock the tailgate with the key.

I think those LED tail light assemblies will be a popular target for low life thieves. One minute and both tail lights are gone.
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I like my locking tailgate. When I get my cover it will be even better.
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Better than coming out to your truck and there not being a tailgate on it.
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