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Unread 03-30-2013, 08:12 AM   #1
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95 ZJ rear hatch wont open

Well not sure how to fix my rear hatch of my jeep it will unlock but the handle feels like its not grabbing. Any ideas?

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Unread 03-30-2013, 08:18 AM   #2
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Unread 03-30-2013, 08:20 AM   #3
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I'm pretty sure some of the engaging parts are plastic in there. Might have broke something.

Also if you wheel it much sometimes they shift a lil and stick.

Hope it helps!
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Unread 04-05-2013, 10:38 PM   #4
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Tap on the jeep around the lock while pulling the handle.
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Unread 04-06-2013, 06:38 AM   #5
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mine the handle wont even lift after I unlock it unless the whole handle assembly is in the exact right place. Not to mention the hydraulics are shot so I get hit in the head...on the list to replace lol
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