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2009 Ford Escape Tailgate

SYates
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Asked by SYates May 06, 2013 at 10:41 AM about the 2009 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2009 Ford Escape Tailgate will not open, there is a push button that you can heard when you push but it will not open.

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Tom Demyan
68,215

Sounds like the soleniod is activating, but I suspect you have a problem with your tailgate linkage. Only way to diagnose is to remove the inner tailgate panel and with the tailgate not opening, that will be an issue. Have you considered having someone look at it?

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kbro
14,195

I agree with toms answer. Only thing I would add is to check and see if it will pop open from the key fob or the button on the console up front. If it does work from those two then you have a problem with the tailgate release. If it still does not open the solenoid tom was talking about or the latch is at fault.

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