When You Cannot Open the Tailgate

Models without tailgate key cylinder

What to Do When Unable to Open the Tailgate

Following up:
After taking these steps, contact a dealer to have your vehicle checked.

When you open the tailgate from inside, make sure there is enough space around the tailgate, and it does not hit anyone or any object.

If you cannot open the tailgate, use the following procedure.

  1. Wrap a cloth around the flat-tip screwdriver. Put it into the lid as shown in the image, and open the lid.
Models with keyless access system
  1. To open the tailgate, push the tailgate while sliding the lever to the right.
Models without keyless access system
  1. Slide the lever to unlock the tailgate.
  2. Open the tailgate.
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