back hatch wont open

Asked by Oct 16, 2011 at 01:36 PM about the 1998 GMC Jimmy 4 Dr SLE 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the back hatch wont open but the tail gate will open from the inside but wont come down because of the hatch tried spraying it

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i too have a 1998 jimmy. had the same problem, .u have to remove the hatch trim panel, and shot some thin oil on the release latch. if that does work, take a rubber mallet and tap the latch to work the lube into the latch. that worked for me..

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