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Estate tailgate glass release button

I am unable to release the glass in the tailgate on an x-type 2004 estate.
Any suggestions and which fuse is it as the car manual does not tall me.

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  • jgpmccann Sep 14, 2008

    I have the same problem. It has opened once (mysteriously) to reveal a very nice mechanism and a very useful access point but now I can't repaet the process. I occasionally alos have a problem that the unlock of the tailgate doesn't work.



    Jim Mc Cann

  • supersano Dec 10, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem with my 2004 X type. The tailgate unexpectedly opened. When I shut it I found that I could no longer open it. When new the car went back to the garage twice with this problem but I was not the owner of the car at the time

  • shanibarny Dec 30, 2008

    My tailgate pops open when I start the engine, I have to shut it each time then it won't open using the button.

  • adilaw Dec 30, 2008

    I have the same problem on a 2005 X-Type estate.

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To stop it from opening when you turn ign remove black cap from wiper swicth on the glass you see a circut strip cut the strip so it no longer works/ or replace £70 from Jagaur

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I had the same problem with 2005 estate it used to open when starting the engine but does not unlock at all. The problem is the the sensor on the glass tailgate handle where the wiper arms is. It will cost around £70 from Jagaur themselves as I have just got one.

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My x type diesel estate, (new 2009, 18,000 miles), just started opening the tailgate glass on switching the engine on. Fault traced to the remote. I now use the spare remote. Intriguing!

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