It almost has to be the lock motor in the tailgate. Check to see if you
have voltage at the leads to it when you push the lock button. If it's
getting power, you'll have to replace the lock motor.
"RS" <jf_reneX@Xhotmail.com> wrote in message
> "Andrew Rossmann" <andysnewsreply@no_junk.comcast.net> wrote in message
> > [This followup was posted to alt.autos.ford and a copy was sent to the
> > cited author.]
> > In article <r195f.32644$Io.9624@clgrps13>, jf_reneX@Xhotmail.com says...
> > > Suddenly one day I noticed that my tailgate lock was not responding to
> > > remote. What are some of the common causes of that ?
> > Is there an internal electric release? If so, does that work?
> The button on the driver side door, that operates all locks ... no longer
> has an effect on the tailgate lock.