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2015 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ When You Cannot Open the Tailgate

When You Cannot Open the Tailgate  
1When You Cannot Open the Tailgate  
What to Do When Unable to Open the Tailgate  
What to do-following up  
After taking these steps, contact a dealer to have the  
vehicle checked.  
If you cannot open the tailgate, use the following procedure.  
1. Use a flat-tip screwdriver and remove the  
cover on the inside of the tailgate.  
u Wrap the flat-tip screwdriver with a cloth  
to prevent scratches.  
When you open the tailgate from inside, make sure  
there is enough space around the tailgate, and it  
does not hit anyone or any object.  
Cover  
Lever  
Models with power tailgate  
2.  
Models with power tailgate  
To open the tailgate, push the tailgate  
while pushing the lever to the right.  
Models without power tailgate  
To open the tailgate, push the tailgate  
while sliding the lever using a flat-tip screw  
driver.  
2.  
Models without power tailgate  
Lever  
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