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The lift gate lock solenoid could be bad. You need to remove the trim panel from inside the vehicle. You will then be able to manually open the gate. Once that is open you should be able to verify the problem by checking voltage at the connector, while pushing the lock switch. If you have voltage then its safe to say the lock solenoid is the problem and needs to be replaced.
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You need to remove the interior trim panel to access the latch. You can then take a screwdriver and pull up on the latch to open the gate.
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