Tailgate won't open
2016 Ssangyong Rodius 2.0

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Simon Cohen
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Jul 18, 2021 (1 week ago)
The boot won't open. I can hear locking and unlocking but the catch won't release

Car details
Car: Ssangyong Rodius
Variant: 2.0
Model Year: 2016
Category: Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres
Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
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20,016 points

Jul 18, 2021 (1 week ago)
You can try pulling / pushing the tailgate at the same time as trying to open . If that fails you will have to climb into the rear , remove tailgate cover to access lock and open manually . If nothing jamming , check lock / actuator and spray with WD 40 often cures the fault
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Simon Cohen
Driver
1 points

Jul 18, 2021 (1 week ago)
I've tried the pulling/pushing bit, I'll try the getting my 18 stone body into the boot bit later..thank you
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