The affected vehicles, equipped with the power liftgate option, have gas struts that hold the power liftgate up when open. Please read this information and your Owner Manual to ensure an outstanding ownership experience. I was unable to lift the gate and had to slither out onto the ground, at which point the liftgate completely closed. Outside liftgate touch pad malfunction. Posted on Mar 19, 2012 Has to have it. Power liftgate reverses while closing when almost closed.
There was no medical attention required. The customer has to press and hold the power liftgate button approximately 1 second until the liftgate activation occurs. This resulted in her falling to the ground on concrete, blacking out, and becoming very dizzy and nauseas. Use a small flat-bladed tool to remove the access plug from the liftgate lower interior trim panel. Press and release the and the window will go all the way up front of the switch to express-close the automatically.
These struts may prematurely wear and the open liftgate may suddenly fall. What would happen if a child got caught in it? Recalls often involve problems that are rare but could cause a serious problem if they occur. Power liftgate intermittently reverses direction after activation. This is indeed a safety issue and I do not feel safe driving this car. To fix, check for trouble code B2494 failure code 02.
Press and hold button 1 until two Dual Automatic Climate beeps sound. Upon further investigation there were staples under the car mats on both the driver and passenger side of the vehicle. Consequences If the open liftgate unexpectedly falls, it may strike a person, increasing their risk of injury. Cruise Control Buttons panel include: L. Push on a silver lever located on the right just through the access hole to unlock the liftgate. Once opened, you can now reflect back as to why your liftgate wont function. Replace the close switch if water is present in the switch and make sure the grommet on the wiper arm shaft to the outer panel is seated properly.
Controls if equipped Repeat these steps using button 2 for a second driver. Start wishing it were cooler outside. Possible Causes and fixes: 1 Strut stanchion strut dries out while sitting open for long periods. When the trunk lid hit my body, it still tried close with the power function even though there as an obstruction. Appreciate any comments you may have on the above incident. The car rolls both forward and backward when in gear and on an incline.
I am concerned this could be a life threatening situation. Power liftgate outside handle does not work all the time or the power liftgate outside handle requires extra force have to squeeze hard to operate. The fail safe should work no matter what. If any of these conditions has occurred, the power liftgate must be reset before performing any pinpoint tests. The failure mileage was 60,000.
The contact stated that the manufacturer had exceeded a reasonable amount of time to provide the parts. The contact stated that the manufacturer had exceeded a reasonable amount of time to provide the parts. The approximate failure mileage was 142,000. Cruise Control Set Light equipped with this cluster or one very J. The contact sustained a bump on the head that resulted in minor headaches.
Inspect the liftgate touch pad function. The manufacturer was notified of the failures and provided no remedy. It would seem to me that this default would be a priority issue to consider. The contact stated there was a safety feature for the lift gate to open automatically if something was underneath it while it was closing but it did not function. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired.