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2008 pontiac torrent liftgate wont open

Liftgate wont open with button from inside door or keyfob. I do not hear it clik like I normally do when I double clik key fob. husband checked fuse and said it is fine. found liftgate release switch online. do you think this is what I need or could it be something else?

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First does it work manually? If it does than it must be checked electrically within the rear hatch behind the panel. You cold jump the switch but be careful not to short out the body control module.

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very common problem is the door lock actuator. i would recommend replace that. a good idea also would be to remove the door panel and check all the rods that connect to the assembly and make sure one didnt pop off.

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I highly recommend that you purchase a Haynes service manual for your Outback; we don't have any vehicle without one. The number for your car is: 89101  I checked and found the liftgate described in sufficient detail to troubleshoot your problem. The Haynes manuals cost between $15-$30 US and you can often find the best price on eBay but if you check with any of the chain auto parts stores, you can probably find one before they close today.
I also suggest you buy a cheap digital multimeter for electrical testing. If in the US, Radio Shack has some under $20 US or if near a Harbor Freight tool store, they are under $10. Each of our vehicles has one in the glove box.
I checked the schematic (circuit diagram) for the liftgate actuator and there is no separate fuse for it, it is on the same circuit with the other door locks. There are however, two plugs in the line to the common wires so either of these could be either disconnected or corroded preventing current flow.   I have noticed a random problem with the lock/latch mechanism on ours; if the hatch is closed well enough to satisfy the warning circuit but not completely engaged, one can tug on the handle repeatedly without effect but pushing it forward will complete the latching sequence and then it opens easily; it clicks when happy.

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Has it opened before? If so can you open it with the key? In the trunk is a electric solinoir at the latch, check the electrical plug for a good connection. Then try it again.

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The battery may need replacing. I've experience the same problem and the battery was the problem. Good luck. Ned

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If you will turn the ignition on, press & hold the door lock release button to the left . . . . viola!

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*Second, use a small flatbladed tool to remove that access plug and expose the hole.

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*Fourth, when unlocked, push the liftgate outward or, you may need an assistant to pull open the liftgate from the outside handle while you push the unlock lever.

Once opened, you can now reflect back as to why your liftgate wont function. I hope you get lucky in your quest. Have a nice day! : )

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