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boot to open fully of keyfob

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by vr6gordy, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. vr6gordy
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    vr6gordy Well-Known Member

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    what needs to be done so when i press key fob boot button so it opens up fully and dosent just pop of the catch ?????????
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    My cab just clicks and moves so you cant really tell, have to lift it by hand which is fine my me.
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    19scotty81 Push down and across !!!!!!!!!

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    Either a motor on the hinge etc or some big fat gas struts !!!!! Might be hard to close though
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    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I think cars with a true auto open boot have motorised hinges. If the gas struts were that strong to throw an Avant tailgate right up I reckon you'd need to hang off it to close it!
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    19scotty81 Push down and across !!!!!!!!!

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    I know when changing Q7 tailgates there's a hell of a lot of stuff goes into these hinges motor wise and operating wise, it's not just a couple of bolts , they need coded to the car and and sensors to make sure it's closed, personally i couldn't be arsed. He could get the new Ford Galaxy though, ha ha
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