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Sportage 2011, the tailgate would not open sometimes,

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Sportage 2011, the tailgate...

Sportage 2011, the tailgate would not open sometimes, sometimes it does open. There is no click then when I touch the "handle button"

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

The solenoid would not "click" For a month or so

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sportage yourself? What have you tried so far?

Once no matter how many times you press the button it would not open. Other times I press the button many times and it always opens

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Oh, I went to dealership today and they could not find the necessary part, they found the lock itself, but the solenoid is not part of it, it seems it should "push" the lock's thing from outside

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Kia
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Kia Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician  replied 8 months ago
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So the dealer needs to order a part for this?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Some mechanic asked me to order the part from dealer because he thinks he thinks this solenoid part is the problem
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
You are a fraud. Thanks a lot...
Kia Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician  replied 7 months ago

just now seeing this, thanks for the kind words, I was going to help you but no way now

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