Tailgate sticking

avei5150

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I have a 2018 JLUR with stock for the model wheels and tires. I have been parking it in my driveway which is a little bit of an incline. I've had it since May of 2018, and I am noticing now some slightly difficulty opening the tailgate.

Do people think the pull from being on an incline could cause a weight related pull on the latch system and thrown it off a little? If so, any suggestion on fixing it?
 

JayInNC

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I have a 2018 JLUR with stock for the model wheels and tires. I have been parking it in my driveway which is a little bit of an incline. I've had it since May of 2018, and I am noticing now some slightly difficulty opening the tailgate.

Do people think the pull from being on an incline could cause a weight related pull on the latch system and thrown it off a little? If so, any suggestion on fixing it?
Had something similar and found it to be some packing tape inside the door latch...that way from the factory. Maybe you’ll be that lucky.
 

RockymtnJL

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Noticed this on ours and put some wd40 on the latch area. Works normally again.
 

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You have any luck with this? Mine was getting hit or miss with opening, now it won't latch closed at all so my tailgate is just flipping around.
 

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