LOCK ON TAILGATE

  • Tiny
  • daphnep
  • 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche

2004 avalanche, key turns only partway in tailgate lock, sprayed wd40, feels like mechcanical issue, dont want to pay dealer $$$$ replacement if fixable. Any Idea how or who can do this?

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 AT 8:18 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
  • Expert
  • 68,287 posts

You need access to the inside of the tailgate. From there, you will see a removeable panel to gain access to the linkage and handle. Check to see if the linkage is bent, disconnected.

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Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 AT 2:59 AM

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