I replaced mine by dismantling the plate on the backside of the tailgate (the side that you walk on when the gate is down). There are a number of screws to take out. Once the plate is off the latch (mine was black plastic) is exposed and can be removed with 2 bolts. I got a big surprise when I took this very simple plastic latch to the Ford dealer and found they wanted $65 (Canadian) for a new one
2001 nissan how do you remove the nissan emblem to access replace broken handle
The tailgate latch comes off with the cable. It is one piece.
use a flat head screwdriver to open the mechanism that is not workin put it in and push backward toward the tailgate
You need to order the part(s) first, which you can do at your local Toyota dealership or at an auto parts store. Then, you simply disassemble the tailgate, remove the defective latch component, and put in the new part, and then reassemble the tailgate.
the glass door will not latch on to the tailgate of the jeep
how can i repair a 94 chevy k1500 tailgate latch. cannot open gate
should be an access panel on the inside of the tailgate for repairing the hardware
Unfortunally you can't replace just the cables. They come with the latch assembly and there is a left and right.
Pull the door panel off, remove the door latch assembly from inside the door, and replace the switch which is hold onto the latch with one screw on the backside of the latch.
Replace any broken parts or adjust latch assembly
The left or right tailgate cable comes as an assembly that includes the left or right side tailgate latch.
Happened to me a few months ago. Remove the inside rear panel and pull the latch manually. Then you can unscrew the broken latch and replace it.
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You remove it from the door and find exactly which part is broken,replace that part.
put a screwdriver in the latch pull the handle and apply pressure to the screw driver should pop the latch open
You have to take off the plastic surround around the handle for the tail gate then pull the two silver rods toward each other or toward the handle and the gate will come down. Most likely the spring has broken or the lock stop and the kit to replace the whole latch assembly is about $35.00.
open tailgate and there will be two screws. upper and lower. upper by the tailgate latch.
remove the panel from the gate (it may be difficult if the gate is still closed). there is a metal panel held w/ screws; remove that panel and the latch will be visible. pull both rods at the same time to unlatch the gate (careful, the space is small and the truck loves to pinch!).
If the door latch on a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer is broken on the car frame, a new latch might have to be welded in. The old door latch will have to be cut out with a torch. If the latch is broken on the door, a new door might be cheaper than welding in a new latch.
use a pry bar and replace hood after you break it
dodge truck broken hood latch
The cable and latch assembly are replaced as one piece. The left side and right side are not interchangable. The assemblies are available from the dealer.
where your latch is broken at you can use a pair of pliers and pull the exposed cable wire and it should open best thing when u open it replace the cable wire
1. YOU NEED TO REMOVE PLASTIC COVER OFF TAILGATE FIRST (REMOVE 4 SCREWS AND POP OFF COVER HELD ON BY CLIPS) THEN BLACK PLASTIC SHEET COVERING ACTUATOR. 2. UNSCREW CABLE GOING TO RIGHT SIDE LATCH. 3. REMOVE 3 SCREWS HOLDING TAILGATE ACTUATOR BRACKET TO TAILGATE. 4. REMOVE SMALL SCREW HOLDING LOCK ACTUATOR (BLACK MODULE) TO TAILGATE ACTUATOR BRACKET. ACTUATOR HAS A BOOMERANG SHAPED PIECE OF PLASTIC THAT SWIVELS TO LOCK AND UNLOCK TAILGATE. THAT PLASTIC PIECE NEED TO BE TURNED 90 DEGREES TO BE ABLE TO COME OFF BRACKET. 5. REPLACE LOCK ACTUATOR AND REINSTALL BRACKET. SCREW BACK ON CABLE FROM RIGHT SIDE LATCH. PUT BACK ON PLASTIC COVER AND 4 SCREWS.
The loop latch on the top of my 2003 Sonoma cargo door has recently broken off and I had to replace it. The plastic handle latch that you use to open the cargo door has broken once, too.