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Old 06-22-2019, 12:44 PM
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Several times now my tailgate has just flopped open as soon as I start driving. Happened 4-5 times now. Anyone know what would cause it? Seems to work fine after I close it. But it keeps happening every so often.
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There are 2 notices that you should have received from FCA
Both are fixes for the tailgate handle, both are being done by the dealerships for free

You need to find out why you didn't receive this type of notices

This covers the first notice that came out



A couple of months later, FCA sent out another notice

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I was having trouble with mine as well. I sprayed WD-40 on both latches about six months ago and it hasn't happened since.
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As mentioned there is a tailgate recall . Fix is free and take a couple minutes RECALL # U74

https://www.google.com/search?client...il+gate+recall
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What I don't understand about the recall is how it only affects newer trucks and 2013s weren't an issue
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Hey guys.

Several times now my tailgate has just flopped open as soon as I start driving. Happened 4-5 times now. Anyone know what would cause it? Seems to work fine after I close it. But it keeps happening every so often.
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If you decide to follow up with your dealer regarding this concern please feel free to send us a direct message. We'd be glad to help.

Also to verify that your vehicle is not effected by any recalls please follow the link below.

https://www.mopar.com/en-us/my-vehic...ls/search.html

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So for whatever reason, I'm being told that 2014 was not included in the recall for the tailgate. I find it odd though considering this is the same body style as the 2015-17 which are included...
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Maybe the 2014 Rams that were built late in the production year were given the newer 2015 tailgate parts

Look at your drivers door post sticker

Look at the sticker for the line that reads
VIN ******************** TYPE Truck then MDH ****** which is Month Day Hour
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