Offroad Trailblazers and Envoys

Finally fixed the non-locking glass hatch!

Trailblazer and Envoy related, but not off-road related...

by clickscrazy » Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:39 pm

Like many others I have been staring at the non-locking rear hatch in anger, and occasionally opening it when the truck was locked to have the alarm go off.

I finally took out the panel, cleaned and lubricated all the connections. Got it working again, we will see for how long.

While I was in there, I lubricated every moving part I could find, and re-tapped some wires and checked to make sure everything was secure before buttoning back up.

Now, on to fix the drivers lower heated seat not working!
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by Trail X » Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:03 pm

How'd you fix it? Just lubrication?

Nicely done Brandon.
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by clickscrazy » Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:08 am

Just lubrication. There was a YouTube video floating around of someone who tacked the same thing. Found it was just lubrication to be the problem. The mechanism is a bad design to say the least.

The lubrication needs to happen up top on the latch of the button itself (Remove interior panel to access).
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by clickscrazy » Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:28 pm

Update: The latch is still working properly. So far, just lubrication is confirmed to fix the problem of the latch not locking when truck is locked.
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