Question about 2003 Volvo XC70
Unable to unlock the tailgate using the keyfob entry or key only or the switch on the door. Replaced locking system in tailgate last spring, worked fine.
Tailgate light also doesnot work when the rest are activated inside the vehicle.
I assume your motor is out? These old suburbans will get to where the switch that wont let you roll them down when they are open sometimes is the problem, also the switch, and the switch you use with the key in the tailgate itself, also fuse, The motors also have an overload protecter that is not making contact from corrosion. I have many times been able to beat on the inside door panel while holding the switch and made them start working again, But back to you question, remove interior covering, usually screws and plastic clips, then locate the motor, look and see if you can detach the regulator from the glass. If you can unbolt them. I have had this problem many years ago, but I can't remember exacty how the regulator in in the tailgate, it may be riveted, or it may be bolted. I am assuming you have made sure with test light or vom the motor is getting power, IF it is try applying power to it and tapping it with a wrench or something. It might make it start working. I offer free advice for everyone and will help anyway I can so if this info is helpful in any way, my compensation is my rating.
Posted on Dec 19, 2008
SOURCE: tailgate will not latch
you need to replace handle, or either look to make sure linkages are still hooked up. if they are hooked 2 of them and it doesnt work definately handle.
Posted on Dec 22, 2008
Pull the black plastic plate from arond the handle stuck with double sided tape. The rod that was attached to the handle will be lose inside hard to get to (the connector is made of plastic) . Take both peces to a auto parts house ask for carberator link clips usally in the Help section.Replace both clips while you ars at it, you won't have to do it all over again like i did.
Posted on Sep 18, 2009
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