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Q: Keyless door on hatchback not working.

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The hatchback keyless door will not operate.

A: Hello, If the hatchback won't open with...

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 the fuse is good, the unlock solenoid will need to be accessed to perform electrical testing. You may need the aid of a mechanic to remove the panel for access and testing.

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