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Has anyone had trouble with the rear lift gate and any hacks that can extend actuator life? It seems to bind then starts the partial lift cycle. i can reset it with the manual (the reset button function no longer is working well) button, lifting it all the way up and then down seems to help with overall reset for about a weeks worth.

Is there anything to be done (or are there other forums with this addressed?) besides replacing both sides of the lift?
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I used a small amount of WD40 on mine. It stopped the 'herky jerky' at the beginning of the lift rise. But I have had not other issues than this 'jerking' motion at the start.
 

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YES!! I had these issues for months last year. What I finally did was I sprayed "3-in-One Professional Garage Door Lube" all over the actuator and have not had an issue since.
I am going on for more than 1 year now without any issues! I cannot believe how easy this fix was after MONTHS of frustration with the rear lift gate!
 
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