Does 1998 Dodge Ram Van have rear door hinge release to extend opening?

Asked by Aug 12, 2015 at 01:56 PM about the 1998 Dodge Ram Van

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The book says there is a clip that will release rear door to extend opening.  Can't find any
such release( ?)

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When you open the door, it will stop at about 90 degrees. This is due to a clip on the end of a rod. The rod is a bit like the gizmo that keeps a screen door on your house from opening too far. The rod runs from the hinge through a hole into the door. At the end of the rod is a cotter-pin sort of clip. If you grab that baby with a pliers and pull it out, the rod no longer keeps the door from opening all the way.

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