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Remote tailgate opening on A4 Avant

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B8 Chassis)' started by Drew Baby, Nov 12, 2013.

  1. Drew Baby

    Drew Baby Member

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    Hi All,
    can someone tell me if the tailgate on an A4 Avant (2011)S Line Black Edition should open and raise or just open?
    i'm wondering if the gas struts are weak and won't push the tailgate up or wether there operating correctly and everything is as it should be.
    thanks in advance for your help
    Regards Andrew.
     
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  3. Soot1e

    Soot1e Member

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    Unlocking the tailgate using the centre button on fob or release button above number plate will just release the lock, tailgate has then to be opened/closed manually. The optional power operated tailgate (now standard on MY2014 onwards) can be powered open using the fob or the internal switch and closed using the button on the tailgate itself.
     
  4. Drew Baby

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    Thanks Soot1e, clears that up nicely
     
  5. hades-

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    my B8 vant when you press the middle remote button or button in car
    opens it fully you do have to close it yourself tho same as my present B8 saloon
     
  6. claudefrog

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    on my B8 avant it opens right up, then you press a button on the inside of the tailgate and it closes itself.
     

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