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CHEVROLET COLORADO DEALER PROBLEM

2005 Chevrolet Colorado • 66,000 miles

Why am I unable to turn the key in the tailgate lock. It is in locked condition currently.
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Ronlheureux
October 23, 2012.




You could have a frozen up cylinder. Do they use salt on the roads in the winter where you live?ALso have you tried spraying some pbblaster or liquid wrench in the lock and let it soak to see if it frees up?

Saturntech9
Oct 23, 2012.
I live in San Diego, so no salt. I tried some WD40 with no success.

Tiny
Ronlheureux
Oct 23, 2012.
I went out and picked up a can of PB Blaster and gave it a try, but, no luck. It now appears to me that the cylinder is broken. I'll go to my Chevy dealer and see what parts I'll need to fix the problem. Thanks for any additional info you might have, though.
Ron

Tiny
Ronlheureux
Oct 24, 2012.
If the cylinder is broken looks like your on the right track with getting a new one.

Saturntech9
Oct 24, 2012.
Well, my friend, I received a part notification from a company that had a horrible customer rating and when I called them, they didn't even have the lock assay.

Perhaps you service can find a reliable source for my part.
Thanks,
Ron

Tiny
Ronlheureux
Oct 26, 2012.
So were looking for a tail gate lock cylinder?

Saturntech9
Oct 27, 2012.
Yes, please.

Tiny
Ronlheureux
Oct 27, 2012.
They have the cylinder on http://www.parts.com
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Saturntech9
Oct 27, 2012.
Thank you very much.
Ron

Tiny
Ronlheureux
Oct 27, 2012.
Your welcome I have ordered from them before.

Saturntech9
Oct 27, 2012.

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