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2017 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ When You Cannot Open the Tailgate

When You Cannot Open the Tailgate  
1When You Cannot Open the Tailgate  
When You Cannot Open the Tailgate  
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 back 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. To open the tailgate, push the tailgate  
while pushing the lever to the right.  
Models without power tailgate  
2. To open the tailgate, push the tailgate  
while pushing down the lever with the flat-  
tip screw driver.  
Lever  
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