latch

james_brooks357
0

Asked by james_brooks357 Jan 29, 2012 at 04:52 PM about the 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 1998 jeep grand cheeroke lareado.  
The rear door latch will via the key sounds
like its locking and unlocking inside but will
not enguage the latch post...the door will not
latch and stay shut.  How do i get the door
latch to release the hasp...its like it wont
release and catch the latch post mounted on
the car.  The rear door will not shut or even
catch at all.  How do i get the latching
mechanism to release the hasp that grabs the
post?

3 Answers

Mike Jee
265

this is a very simple thing to fix on the hatch the latch is closed if u look closely u will see wat looks like a hook take a screwdriver put in the center hole inside the latch on the liftgate now while pulling outer handle pull the screwdriver down wards toward other part of latch asif it was latched and u where opening the liftgate

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
james_brooks357
0

Thank you!!! That did it!!! And i adjusted the rod inside...works perfectly. I love this site!!!although i feel dumb now.... Lol

JeepCherokee2000
0

Does anyone know what the screw that holds the locking mechanism in rear hatch lift gate? Currently only have one but do not know the name of it. I have a Jeep Cherokee 2000.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Grand Cherokee
Looking for a Used Grand Cherokee in your area?
CarGurus has 56,208 nationwide Grand Cherokee listings starting at $995.
ZIP:

Search Jeep Grand Cherokee Questions

Jeep Grand Cherokee Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 830
#2 thejeepdoctor
thejeepdoctor
Reputation 690
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 680
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Cherokee"
96 Great Deals out of 40,179 listings starting at $1,400
Used Jeep Wrangler"
1,320 Great Deals out of 51,506 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford Explorer"
1,008 Great Deals out of 52,746 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota 4Runner"
377 Great Deals out of 11,639 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Tahoe"
988 Great Deals out of 29,112 listings starting at $2,800
Used Dodge Durango"
430 Great Deals out of 21,247 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford F-150"
3,060 Great Deals out of 152,622 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500"
2,483 Great Deals out of 171,490 listings starting at $650

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 539 listings starting at $24,350
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 365 listings starting at $19,599
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
94 Great Deals out of 1,818 listings starting at $17,185
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
109 Great Deals out of 1,581 listings starting at $15,988