Dodge Nitro: Liftgate - Things to know before starting your vehicle - Dodge Nitro Owner's ManualDodge Nitro: Liftgate

To open the liftgate, pull up (squeeze) on the handle and lift. Manually unlocking the vehicle doors with the plunger or a key in the lock cylinder will not unlock the liftgate.

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WARNING: Driving with the liftgate open can allow poisonous exhaust gases into your vehicle. You and your passengers could be injured by these fumes. Keep the liftgate closed when you are operating the vehicle.

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