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Tailgate lock

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by stuhow3361, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. stuhow3361
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    [Jul 12, 2011]
    I have an annoying problem with my avant tailgate lock.Sometimes the boot will unlock normally along with the rest of the car using the remote fob and other times i have to open it manually with the key.Anybody have any ideas?
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    itsmeagain 1.8T Sport Cabriolet

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    [Jul 13, 2011]
    Sounds like the solenoid is on it's way out. I had the same problem with my boot on my convertible.
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    Might not be the solenoid, the Avants have problems with the squirter leaking on the boot lock wiring.
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    [Jul 13, 2011]
    Mine kinda does that. Sometimes it'll open when the rest of the car is unlocked. Other times I have to press and hold the tailgate release button on the fob and it pops open.

    Dead annoying in a kidnapping scenario.

    Never tried actually using the key in the keyhole though. Presume there is a keyhole hidden somewhere?
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    [Jul 13, 2011]
    Keyhole is up under the lip where the number plate lights are.
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