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Q: How does the tailgate work?

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How does the tailgate work?

A: The tailgate on the vehicle works much like...

The tailgate on the vehicle works much like a door does. The key can lock it and unlock it, and lifting the handle will allow it to open.

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The tailgate is hinged at the bottom, so when it opens the person opening it will support some of its weight.

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