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Having issues with the lift gate. glass works. rear gate

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having issues with the lift...
having issues with the lift gate. glass works. rear gate will not work in manual mode or power mode. 13 highlander
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My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

If the lift gate will not release this can be due to an issue with the lift gate latch itself.I have seen the latch fail in the past before needing replaced for this issue here.I would have the latch inspected/tested to see if it needs replaced for sure.This may require removal of the door paneling at the lift gate to check and test it which may damage the paneling to where it would need repaired or replaced after this is done.Unfortunately the only other option if the lift gate is stuck closed is to see if a dealer or lock smith can use their tools to open the lift gate to check and replace the latch.

If more help is needed, use the reply tab to continue our conversation. If no further assistance is needed, kindly rate my service.You can rate at any time and we can continue to work on your question as this will not close out your question.Keep in mind in some cases it can be difficult to fully diagnose or help repair your vehicle without seeing it and I work on delivering the best possible answer from what I see to work with.

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