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Old 12-25-2017, 07:16 PM
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Tailgate wonít open

2016 Fit, rear tailgate wonít open/operate even if I press the unlock button on the fog. I hear no mechanism when I press the button. Iím thinking is a fuse? But I would like to know if anyone else has dealt with this before. Thank you
-Herman
 
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Old 12-25-2017, 08:17 PM
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I tried locating the fuse for the tailgate but unable to find it, or understand the abbreviations. The fuse box information is on pg. 425, and emergency on how to open the tailgate from the inside is on page 429 of the owner's manual. good luck.
 
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Old 12-25-2017, 10:20 PM
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Originally Posted by wasserball View Post
I tried locating the fuse for the tailgate but unable to find it, or understand the abbreviations. The fuse box information is on pg. 425, and emergency on how to open the tailgate from the inside is on page 429 of the owner's manual. good luck.
Thank you sir Iíll tackle this issue 1st thing in the morning. Iíll report back.
 
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Old 12-26-2017, 03:16 PM
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Opening it manual did the trick. After releasing the mechanism everything went back to normal. Thank you 🙏🏽
 
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Old 12-27-2017, 12:45 AM
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Maybe a lack of lubrication issue - something just sticking.
 
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Old 12-27-2017, 10:14 AM
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Maybe a lack of lubrication issue - something just sticking.
Yea I thought the same thing but when I opened the tailgate manually I saw that it had lub already and plenty of it. Iím begining to think that my wife probably closed it but didnít put enough force to lock it. Maybe got stuck in between. As soon as I opened it and closed it everything else went back to normal.
 

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Old 12-27-2017, 10:31 AM
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yah, that's possible. as long as it doesnt occur on a regular basis, im sure it's fine.
 
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Old 12-27-2017, 02:17 PM
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Thank you gentlemen and or ladies.
 
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Old 12-28-2017, 04:36 AM
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Was it frozen? Did you wash the car and get water in it?
 
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Old 05-10-2018, 06:37 PM
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After 5 months the problem came back! 😫 this time for good I think. I opened it manually and failed to reset. Nothing works. I will try and find the fuse and go from there.
 
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