Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How does the tailgate work?

asked by on

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.

Tip

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

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Low oil pressure - 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche

Hi there. If you are having a low oil pressure on the gauge, put a mechanical gauge on the engine and check for oil pressure. If the oil pressure is 40 psi or higher, then the engine is fine and...

Q: What precautions should be followed with the back door?

Your car is equipped with a back door that provides access to the cargo area. It can be opened with the handle and locked or unlocked with the key, the remote or the electronic key. However, there are several precautions...

Q: What does the Anti-theft light mean on the dash?

Your car comes standard with a handy Anti-theft system called SecuriLock®. When you lock the doors and activate the Anti-theft system, the light will show in the dash. It should flash slowly, which indicates that the system is operating normally....

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.