Tailgate stuck on 2006 Tundra

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Old 10-30-06, 10:57 AM
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Tailgate stuck on 2006 Tundra

I hauled some gravel/sand mixture last weekend and now my tailgate won't open so that I can wash it all out. The handle comes up and it sounds like it is releasing but I can't see whether or not it is. Is there a hidden work around I can use to fix this?
 
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Old 10-30-06, 02:25 PM
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Remove the small access panel behind the handle. When removed, you will see the latch rods, manually swist these to open tailgate. Inspect the components after this. You probably got a piece of gravel in there. Spray it all down with WD40.
 
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