TailgateTailgate  - Locking and unlocking - Mitsubishi ASX Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi ASX

• It is dangerous to drive with the tailgate open, since carbon monoxide (CO) WARNING

• It is dangerous to drive with the tailgate open, since carbon monoxide (CO) gas can enter the cabin.

You cannot see or smell CO. It can cause unconsciousness and even death.

• When opening and closing the tailgate, make sure that there are no people nearby and be careful not to hit your head or pinch your hands, neck, etc.

To open

After unlocking the tailgate, lift the tailgate.

NOTE

• If you do not open the tailgate immediately after pressing the tailgate OPEN NOTE

• If you do not open the tailgate immediately after pressing the tailgate OPEN switch, the tailgate can not be lifted. If this happens, press the tailgate OPEN switch again and lift the tailgate.

• The tailgate cannot be opened when the battery is flat or disconnected.

To close

Pull the tailgate grip (A) downward as illustrated.

Gently push the upper gate from the outside with enough force so that it is completely closed. Always ensure the tailgate is securely closed.

CAUTION

• When closing the tailgate, always ensure your or other person’s fingers CAUTION

• When closing the tailgate, always ensure your or other person’s fingers cannot be caught by the tailgate.

• Gas struts (B) are installed to support the tailgate. NOTE

• Gas struts (B) are installed to support the tailgate.

To prevent damage or faulty operation.

• Do not hold the gas struts when closing the tailgate.
• Also, do not push or pull the gas struts.
• Do not attach any plastic material, tape, etc., to the gas struts.
• Do not tie string, etc., around the gas struts.
• Do not hang any object on the gas struts.

Inside tailgate release

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