Tiguan tailgate

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Tiguan tailgate

Post by Deleted User 6163 » Mon May 03, 2021 4:55 pm

I have a 2014 Tiguan Match TDI BMT 4MOTN SA - my first VW and I am impressed.
However there is a small fault which I hope you can help me with: the tailgate will unlock via the button on the key fob but will not unlock manually with the lock handle in the tailgate unless it is pressed multiple times. It has been cleaned and greased to no avail, so can you tell me which component to buy/replace please? is it the lock itself or the lock handle?
Thanks for your help.

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Re: Tiguan tailgate

Post by Tricky » Mon May 03, 2021 9:51 pm

I'll jump in before anyone else, this forum's for the mk2, from 2016 onwards. You've a mk1 so best place to ask is mytiguan.com this covers all Tiguans from 2008

I'm guessing you greased the latch, the handle on the lid is just an electric switch so could be playing up. I know mine use to act up when it was cold. OK in warmer weather.

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Re: Tiguan tailgate

Post by Deleted User 6163 » Tue May 04, 2021 2:46 pm

Thank you for your info.

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Re: Tiguan tailgate

Post by JK-VWTiguanR » Thu May 06, 2021 1:18 pm

Locked as its a Mk 2 forum as stated.
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