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Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Opening the tailgate

Fig. 29 In the vehicle key: button for unlocking the tailgate.

Fig. 30 Tailgate release button from the outside

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Before opening the tailgate, always remove any items of luggage that are on the luggage carrier attached to the tailgate  .

Unlocking with the vehicle key

Press and hold the button for approximately two seconds.

Open the tailgate within two minutes otherwise it will lock again automatically.

Opening the tailgate

Raise the tailgate slightly using button   (arrow). The tailgate opens automatically.

WARNING

Serious injuries could occur if the tailgate is unlocked or opened incorrectly or without due care and attention.
  • The tailgate may not always be detected as being unlocked if there is a carrier and items attached to it. The tailgate may open suddenly while the vehicle is in motion if it is unlocked.

At outside temperatures of less than 0 °C (+32 °F), the gas-filled struts cannot always lift the opened tailgate automatically. In this instance, guide the tailgate up by hand.

    Warning lamp
    First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause Correction The tailgate is open o ...

    Closing the tailgate
    Fig. 31 Open tailgate: handle recesses for closing the tailgate First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Closing the tailgate Grip one of the handles in ...

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