rear hatch handle won't release. Cannot open hatch.

Asked by Jan 22, 2014 at 03:35 PM about the 2008 Ford Explorer XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Try taking off the "hatch" interior panel from inside and see if you can "release" the door in order to fix the latching system. You need to get to the middle bottom of the door where the latch is located.

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