Are you sure you don't have the fancy electronic tailgate lock? Do you hear a loud a$$ thunk from the tailgate when you lock the truck?
Right, but it physically can’t do that unless it has an electronic actuator to lock it. There is no actuator unless you have the power tailgate lock. The manual lock is no smarter than the lock on your bathroom door. It can’t lock by itself. Something (electronic actuator) or someone with a key would have to lock it.It seems like mine is just randomly locking.
I fully agree lol…however…I just tried locking the truck with the key fob. All 4 doors locked but the tailgate did not lock.You must have the electronic lock, as a manual lock can’t operate on its own. The manual locking mechanism can’t just decide it wants to be locked. It has to be manually locked with the key. Because that’s how it’s operated.
Thanks for the suggestion!Remove the tailgate panel and it'll give you access to the interior. You'll be able to see if you really do have the electronic lock. If you do have it, take it to the dealer. The actuator could be faulty or the BCM could be faulty.
Its an option but doesn't have to be via dealer. As others have mentioned or implied, you likely have this option. Will be interesting for sure if you pull the panel and don't!I fully agree lol…however…I just tried locking the truck with the key fob. All 4 doors locked but the tailgate did not lock.
I could be wrong but I think the electronic tailgate lock is a dealer installed option on all trim levels @ ~$350
Twice now, I unlocked the tailgate with the key, (then opened it to verify that it’s unlocked) only to come back a few days later to a locked tailgate. No one in the house but me.
I’m confused lol…
My s model has done this 3 times in the last year.It can lock on it's own.About every 40 times the tailgate gets opened,I have to pull out the key from the remote and unlock it.You must have the electronic lock, as a manual lock can’t operate on its own. The manual locking mechanism can’t just decide it wants to be locked. It has to be manually locked with the key. Because that’s how it’s operated.
My 22 s model does it also.3 times in the last 13 months.Am I missing something here? 😆
I unlock my manual locking tailgate, then immediately open and close it several times to verify that it’s truly unlocked.
When I try to open it a day or two later, it’s locked. I have to get the key and unlock it again.
I have a 2022 SV LWB with no factory option packages.
Does the tailgate auto lock after a period or is my latch / lock defective?
It’s driving me nuts bc I don’t normally carry the key with me.
Like it or not, normal. There are no buttons/switches to sense closure (that I know of)My 2022 SV 4X4 has electronic remote locks, including the tailgate...If I hit the unlock button on my FOB and open only the tailgate and shut it, All doors automatically relock in 30 seconds...
If I hit the unlock button on the FOB and open any door, the locks do not relock automatically. It's like the truck doesn't recognize the tailgate as a door, and will relock...