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Old 01-04-2018, 08:53 AM
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Hi all, hopefully some one can help.
I’m having problems with the upper lid opening on its own at random. The handle wasnt working so I opened it up and tried to clean the little sensors but managed to completely break them, so I just took them out and relied on the key fob or inside switch to open the boot. It was fine like this for a couple of months and now the upper lid just opens randomly, even when driving it just unlocks, hit a bump and then it locks again. I looked up on RealOEM and it gave me the part number and decsription for the sky blue relays so I bought two new ones but when trying to put them in they spark and blow the fuse. It was the purple relays that are in and when I take the fuse out for the upper lid I can hear it clicking away, obviously this would be the upper boot lid opening.
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Old 01-04-2018, 08:58 AM
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You have a short in the wiring somewhere. That's is why you have a spark when you plugged in the relays and why the fuse blew out. That could also be why the trunk pops open when you hit a bump.
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Thanks for the reply.
The lid locks when hitting bumps, it opens randomly when stationary.
I’ve read about the wireing and not a job I want to tackle, is there a reletively easy way to check the wireing?
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I should also state that its a 2006 N62 that I have, if that happens to make a difference in anyway.
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Did you replace the tailgate button? mine was going bad, then went completely dead but sometimes when I turned the car off, it would open the tailgate. Changed the handle assembly (with the switch and plate lights) and now its back to normal.
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Old 01-04-2018, 12:12 PM
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Havent done anything with the button, waiting on new rear handle assembly coming. I’m wondering if because I broke all the micro switches in the handle when I tried to clean it, if thats whats now causing it to open randomly.
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It could very well be it... You'll have to wait for the handle assembly to know.
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Replaced handle assembly and all seems to be good, no more lid opening on its own!!
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