2009 Ford Escape Tailgate
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.
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?
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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