Tailgate unlocks in reverse
I own a 2001 e39 wagon
I can't open my tailgate or the window without having to do it manually by pulling on the cord inside the hatch.
Everytime i try to open it, it will unlock and move the tailage to where you have to open it manually, but then it will re-engage the actuator and lock again. Also, when i put the car in reverse, it will do the same thing.
I've trying pulling on the tailgate while unlocking it, but it won't disengage fully, and it will re-lock again.
Could this be a wiring issue in the hatch? I wonder this because my rear wiper and washer hasn't worked since owning the car, and i've taken a quick look to see that some wires are either on their way out or already broken in the upper part of the hatch.
Last edited by sullygullly; 01-22-2013 at 12:41 PM.