Keyless locking and unlocking

Keyless unlocking of the tailgate*

Updated 1/21/2020

Keyless unlocking of the tailgate*

With keyless locking and unlocking, it is sufficient to touch the touch-sensitive surface on the tailgate handle to unlock the tailgate.

Note

One of the car's remote control keys must be within range behind the car for unlocking to work.

P5-1717-XC60-Tailgate pointing out handle

The tailgate is held closed by an electrical lock.

To open:

Press gently on the rubberised pressure plate beneath the tailgate handle.

The lock is released.

Lift by the outside handle in order to open the tailgate.

Important

  • Minimal force is required to release the rear hatch lock - just gently press the rubberised panel.
  • Do not place the lift force on the rubber panel when opening the rear hatch - lift the handle. Using too much force may damage the electrical contacts on the rubber panel.

It is also possible to unlock the tailgate hands-free with a foot movement under the rear bumper, see separate section.

Warning

Do not drive with an open tailgate! Toxic exhaust fumes could be drawn into the car through the cargo area.


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