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Tailgate Stuck Shut and wont unlock HELP
#1
Hey all,
Wonder if any of you can help us,
We had a little trouble with the tailgate not closing so i cleaned up the mechanism and sprayed it etc and it worked perfect for a few months, now its stuck shut.
The central locking is working fine except you cant hear the click in the tailgate, I checked the fuse and its fine.
I have all the plastics and trim off and for the life of me I cannot find the switch to open it manually.
Can any of you kind souls help.
TIA
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#2
There is an override in the boot which you can use an Alan-key to open it from the inside.

On the trim there is a rubber grommet over the hole.

It maybe the switch that has gone faulty.
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(9:th-May-2018, 13:10:43)luvie Wrote: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view.Hey all,
Wonder if any of you can help us,
We had a little trouble with the tailgate not closing so i cleaned up the mechanism and sprayed it etc and it worked perfect for a few months, now its stuck shut.
The central locking is working fine except you cant hear the click in the tailgate, I checked the fuse and its fine.
I have all the plastics and trim off and for the life of me I cannot find the switch to open it manually.
Can any of you kind souls help.
TIA


Had this in my Corsa when I had one previously. Try disconnecting the battery for 10 mins and see if that resets it. When I took it to Vx that was what they did and it got it working again. They then ordered a new switch and supposedly replaced it under warranty, but I'd never have known if they really did or if this just fixed it.
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#4
Thanks so much I will give it a try , thanks to you both
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#5
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I have tried tried disconnecting the battery and it still wont open, I have uploaded a picture of the boot lock, for the life of me I cannot find the emergency release allen blot. (HELP)
Also where is the switch that would need replaced... Thanks so much in Advance
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#6
Just above the mechanism it’s not an Allen bolt you need an Allen key a big one or something big enough to fit.

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