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My lift gate doesn't open any more. 2009. I wonna fix it my…

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My lift gate doesn't...

My lift gate doesn't open any more

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Saturn?

2009

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I wonna fix it my self

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Io that's all

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Saturn Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago
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Saturn Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago

hey how are you

send me vin # ,so i can look up the system and see what we can do

Please let me know

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Vin 5GZEV23DX9J216493
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I can't even open the end gate now it never unlocks
Saturn Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago

click on link to view wiring diagram

we have 3 fuses ,the main is a 30 amp fuse in the under hood fuse box you need to check

then we have lift gate module

and we have the lift gate motor assembly itself

and the ground to that circuit

most likley the fuse, then motor them module usually in that order they go ,unless you have some stuck on the latch like paper towel etc .

but testing is needed

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If you do not mind me asking ,are you looking at fixing this yourself or looking to know the most possible cause of this issue and taking it to repair shop for the work ?

Do you have any prior experience in electrical troubleshooting and testing with a test light for power & ground ?

Do you have a test light & or power probe for testing ?

Did you scan it with factory scanner or equivalent & faults retrieved ?

Please let me know

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Chad Farhat

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I can't see to numbers on the link I wonna fix it my self if it is possible
Saturn Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago

ok , read the tsb on this issue ,

and click on link again and see which one matches and the repairs necessary ,some of these you should be able to do yourself

Please let me know if you can see the link ,you should it is a pdf file with images

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I can't see the picture my liftgate is a manual lift gate just the lock is electric and I can't even open it manual
Saturn Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago

well if that is the case, then we have take the interior from cargo are off, seat ,trim carpet and get to the back of it take the panel off and unlock that way and say what failed

that is the only way if the fuse are good and you can not use the handle and none of the repairs i sent you apply , not easy job time consuming but there is no other way

unfortunately

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I have it off I'll take the moter off and test it see if there is a bad connection
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I fond my problem
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
found my problem
Saturn Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago

cool what was it

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
The button is busted
Saturn Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago

ok the one on handle

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Saturn Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago

the part you need

2009 Saturn Truck Outlook FWD V6-3.6L

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Parts InformationOEM Part #Price

Trunk / Liftgate Lock

Liftgate

Lock

Without Power

Part # 13501871 $126.31

With Power

Part # 13503467 $201.99

Labor Information

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I already got a part for 45 box
Saturn Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago

good , these prices are list price ,so the price will be cheaper retail or whole sale or online

Please let me know if you need anything else

Thank You

Chad Farhat

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Saturn Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 7 months ago

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