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Hatchback keeps closing on its own.
Hello, the liftgate not staying open is a common concern on all vehicles with a liftgate or hatchback. The liftgate is held open by two gas charged struts, one on each side. The struts lose pressure over time and become...
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Keyless door on hatchback not working.
Hello, If the hatchback won't open with the remote or the interior release button, the most likely problem is in the rear hatch unlock solenoid. I would check all the fuses first, since it might have a dedicated fuse. If...
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Recommendation on buying a Toyota hatchback
You are in Europe so you have different models than we do, so it's really hard to say. Earlier I was talking about the Toyota Matrix. Those things are great. If they sell Toyota Matrix there, buy one of those....
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Hatchback goes too high up when opened
You can install slightly shorter hood struts. You can remove the existing struts which aid in lifting the hatch back -- take them to a parts store and request shorter ones. They make them in several lengths and only take...
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Unable to lock hatchback door
You likely have a bad door lock actuator, or a broken wire. To determine the cause of the problem, the hatchback door panel will have to be removed, then electrical testing will have to be performed. A qualified technician from...
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handle not opening hatchback
If your handle is no longer attached to the door the handle itself is likely broken. I would recommend getting your door inspected by a professional in order to determine the correct replacement parts necessary to repair your vehicle. Once...
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Engine swap
Without looking at the motor to see what components you already have, and what needs to be adapted, it is not possible to accurately tell you what you will need. I suggest finding a Mazda forum to see if anyone...
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Placing a brake fluid on Corolla Hatchback
Modern cars have ABS systems and they are often cross-linked and a lot of times to really bleed the brake fluids. You'll need a dealer-level scan tool that operates the ABS system that will tell you what to do. It...
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Rear tailgate doesn't lock properly and opens while driving
Hello. It sounds like the first step is to have the rear tailgate ajar switch replaced. Then, have the rear tailgate latch adjusted so the door will close properly. It is also possible that the rear tailgate support shocks aren’t...
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Advice on getting a hatchback model
I'm not much of a Hyundai fan. They are better than they used to be but, with that said, they never were really that great. Personally, I'd get a Toyota or Honda if I were you. See their price range....
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Sedan vs Hatchback parts
Matching parts in this manner can be problematic and is really best suited for a parts store that specializes in body parts. Wrecking yards often have these kinds of parts in stock and should be able to cross reference part...

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