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hi everyone im a newbie , pleased to be here
Fiat croma boot will not unlock using key fob
anyone know what could be wrong , dont think it is the fob as doors work fine , thanks
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Hello Northeasterner

Im guessing this is a GM croma..

not an Alfa : Saab of the 80's

Member @g8rpi is a good bet with the later GM (SAAB)2006'ish

Dead microswitch in tailgate is a possibilty..

But Ive no Croma experience

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hi everyone im a newbie , pleased to be here
Fiat croma boot will not unlock using key fob
anyone know what could be wrong , dont think it is the fob as doors work fine , thanks
Hi,
I'm out of the UK at the moment with little computer access. I'll look on sunday, but if I recall correctly there is a menu option to disable the tailgate opening with the fob. Does it open OK on the handle?

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Thanks but it doesnt have a handle to open , everything from the fob , when i try to open the tailgate the lights flash but it doesnt click and release
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ok thanks
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Thanks but it doesnt have a handle to open , everything from the fob , when i try to open the tailgate the lights flash but it doesnt click and release

Not a soft pad with a microswitch under the rim of tailgate?
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Looks like part #3

https://www.fiatdalys.lt/en/catalog/...s-and-switches

Look at other section for mating parts
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Quote Originally Posted by Mackem Magpie View Post
Thanks but it doesnt have a handle to open , everything from the fob , when i try to open the tailgate the lights flash but it doesnt click and release

My new panda felt like that.. I had to grt used to the operation of the pad switch..

Other option is attemp to remove tailgate inner trim and manually open the lock..to get the hatch in the air .. and then see what isnt working
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Yes soft touch pad under rim
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Yes soft touch pad under rim
Does it open with the soft pad? (this only works with all doors unlocked so you may have to press the door unlock twice)

You can select which doors open with the door button, either just drivers door, all doors or all doors and tailgate. This is done via the menu system "KEY" function. If you select "ALL" then the tailgate should open with the doors. This will rule out a problem with tailgate button on the fob.

If it does not open with the doors when you have set key to all you have a actuator or wiring issue.

If it opens with that but not the soft button you hve a microswitch issue (search the Croma forum for old posts on this)

If it open with doors and soft pad but not the tailgate button on the remote you have a remote issue.

One thing to note is that if you close the tailgate with the doors locked the tailgate will lock when you close it so don't EVER put the keys down in the boot (e.g. to lift something out) bcuse if you cloe the tailgate you will lock the keys inside the car.

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Thank you i believe it is an actuator problem .
at least i now know what it is , it will be a couple of weeks untill i can sort it out , but im sure it will be resolved , thanks for your help and effort
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Re: Mackem Magpie

SEARCH on here should find relevant info.. just in Croma section
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