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Unlocking the tailgate with the remote control key

Updated 11/9/2020

Unlocking the tailgate with the remote control key

It is possible to unlock just the tailgate by pressing a button on the remote control key.

16w17 - SPA - Unlock/open tailgate with remote key button

Press the remote control key's button.

The tailgate is unlocked but remains closed.

The side doors are still locked and the alarm is armed*. The lock and alarm indicator on the instrument panel extinguishes in order to show that the entire car is not locked.

Lightly grasp the rubberised pressure plate beneath the tailgate handle to open the tailgate. If the tailgate is not opened within 2 minutes then it is relocked and the alarm is re-armed.

With the power operated tailgate option* -

Long press (approx. 1.5 seconds) on the remote control key's button

The tailgate is unlocked and opened, while the side doors remain locked and their alarm functions armed.

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