Re: V70 tailgate
Jeff Savage wrote:
> Have an issue with my tailgate '97 V70. I have to close it several times to
> get it to shut properly. The electric button near the fuel cap release in
> the drivers door doesn't work on it either.
> Sometimes by pressing the lock/unlock a couple of times the tailgate will
> then shut properly, other times it doesn't seem to make any difference. It
> doesn't seem to matter how hard or soft it is shut, if it is going to it
> does, and if it is not going to - it doesn't.
> Thanks Jeff
I've seen where the 2 halves of the lock mechanism have had the rivets
holding them together come loose. Removing the mechanism and hitting
the rivets with a hammer and punch fixed the problems.
Thornhill (near Toronto), Ont.
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