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My 2004 outback latch needs to be replaced but I can't get

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Hi Kevin, My 2004 outback latch needs to be replaced but I can't get the hatch open to work on it. I sure could use some help. thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  tamaz replied 1 year ago.

Hi ,the first option is to force the handle carefully down using a screwdriver wrapped in a cloth,the handle being stuck in the position that it is in will not allow the latch to unlock,once you move the handle all the way down cycle the power locks so the rear gate lock will release,thanks