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2019 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ When You Cannot Open the Tailgate

When You Cannot Open the Tailgate  
1What to Do When Unable to Open the Tailgate  
What to Do When Unable to Open the Tailgate  
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.  
Cover  
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.  
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2. To open the tailgate, push the tailgate  
while pushing the lever to the right.  
Models with power tailgate  
Left-hand drive type  
Lever  
Models with power tailgate  
Right-hand drive type  
Lever  
Models without power tailgate  
Screwdriver  
Lever  
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Information  
This chapter includes your vehicle’s specifications, locations of identification numbers, and other  
information required by regulation.  
Specifications.................................... 770  
Identification Numbers  
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN),  
Engine Number and Transmission  
Number ......................................... 773  
Devices that Emit Radio Waves....... 774  
EC Declaration of Conformity Content  
Outline* ........................................... 806  
* Not available on all models  
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