. Most of the tailgate trim fittings are toast, but repair kits are available. Is it possible someone had tampered with the lock when trying to get in illicitly, causing some damage in the process? I'm going to start having to get my hands dirty. There are people on ebay who refurb fobs. Every single element of service, repair and maintenance is included — as well as all wiring diagrams — in this fully updated workshop manual.
To annoy me, send money. It can be released by the manual cord, though its electric button is 'dead' at all times and I get a little 'mislock' parp from the horn every time central locking is engaged. Vehicle Years covered: All years from 1999 to 2005 — Includes Tourer. It's a bimbly old Hector, just gets on with it in a most unfussy manner Near Maidstone. However they appear all right.
. . It was just a case of taking the electrical bits from the old key and transferring them across to the new set and being absolutely sure the small cuboid transponder didn't go missing The result was this, both keys are still operating perfectly today. It's a pity the later or the latest edition isn't on the Net. The tailgate now operates perfectly and has remained fine.
Every single element of service, repair and maintenance is included in this fully updated workshop manual. . A good thought that too. . Trouble is, I'm not sure if the actual electrical wizardry inside the fob is buggered or not. No warning lights, everything seems to work, although key just spins in driver's door lock.
The spinning round in the barrel issue is rather odd though. They said the tailgate handle had 'collapsed' and both this and the latch would need replacing even though the latch worked fine on manual operation. The garage have now got the parts but I've cancelled the job. Much like Gadgetgricey I used the first generic keyfob to replace the two on my 75, which were in this state. Because the tailgate latch operates normally with the cord, and the switch has lost its electro-mechanical 'kick-back' feel, my feeling here is that it is the switch that is at fault or there is a bad connection to it. My knowledge of central locking systems is zero, so I don't know if the 'mislock' warning I'm getting fits in with this.
Be apart of Autoshite by signing in or creating an account. Caffyns where I bought the car new to their credit are continuing with a sort of guarantee but they're well over a hundred miles away. Much like Gadgetgricey I used the first generic keyfob to replace the two on my 75, which were in this state. Might be worth having a butchers. Pixels on dash are even ok! Looks like I'm on my own with the electric tailgate on my 75 Tourer not opening. Biggest issue is in last pic.
. And no, I'm not soliciting. Before I get to a few issues. It's a pity the later or the latest edition isn't on the Net. Harry How To's and items I offer for free, or just to cover the cost of my expenses. Remote doesn't work, and the door won't lock manually.
It looks like I'll need a 'star' screwdriver to get the covers off. Steve Just a thought, the cables for the latch go through a rubber tube at the top of the tailgate and into the body, chafing there is common on some other models causing all sorts of problems. Right it's home, no Pez station pictures, because it's half full of the devil's brew. Nice looking Rover by the way Col. The tailgate now operates perfectly and has remained fine.