Tailgate Switch Test/Replacement

1.Open the tailgate.

2.Remove the mounting screw from the tailgate switch.

3.Disconnect the connector (A) from the tailgate switch (B).


4.Check for continuity between the tailgate switch positive terminal (C) and body ground.

  • There should be continuity with the switch released (tailgate open position).
  • There should be no continuity with the switch pushed (tailgate open position).

5.If the continuity is not as specified, replace the toilgate switch.