Emergency opening

This allows the vehicle to be opened if the central locking does not operate (for example if the battery is flat)

Fig. 68 Tailgate: emergency

Fig. 68 Tailgate: emergency opening

There is a groove in the boot allowing access to the emergency opening mechanism.

Opening the tailgate from inside the luggage compartment
Ц Insert the key bit in the groove and unlock the locking system, turning the key from right to left, as shown by the arrow  fig. 68.

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