How do I open the tailgate after the latch breaks off?

Asked by Mar 20, 2013 at 08:25 PM about the 1990 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1990 F-150.  The latch for the tail gate broke off.  How do I open (repair) the gate?

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That made me laugh - out loud.... Then I just reread it and laughed again. At least your pain brought me joy. Maybe because it didn't happen to me for once. ---- Try hooking the mechanism or taking the inside panel off to release the latches.

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