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HELPP!! BROKEN TAILGATE HANDLE, TAILGATE WONT OPEN

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by OB.BAJA, Nov 11, 2010.

  1. Nov 11, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    OB.BAJA

    OB.BAJA [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ok im freaken out...went to costco a few minutes ago and right before i was about to load some stuff in the back, i realized that my tailgate would not open. the handle seems a little bit loose and nothing happens when i pull it....does any one know how i can fix it....

    thanks
     
  2. Nov 11, 2010 at 8:41 PM
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    OB.BAJA

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    Yeah i had check that out but, im not sure if i will be able to take off the cover since the tailgate is closed :confused:
     
  3. Nov 11, 2010 at 9:46 PM
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    just checked it out looks like the right clamp is stuck shut. I will try get some wd40 in there hopefully it work. fingers crossed
     
  4. Nov 11, 2010 at 9:57 PM
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    bowstoy

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    mine did the same thing went to toyota and ordered the red and black clips that are rite behind the tailgate handle under the liner only bout 7 buks took 1 day to get easy to install
     
  5. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:25 PM
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    OB.BAJA

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    took the cover of to see what was going on pulled the two rods and only one right side is opening the other size is totally seized:(
     
  6. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:33 PM
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    ktmrider

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    I loled at that ^^
     
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