Honda CR-V: Tailgate - Instruments and Controls - Honda CR-V Owner's ManualHonda CR-V: Tailgate

The tailgate will lock when you lock the driver’s door with the key, the remote transmitter, the master door lock switch, or the lock tab on the driver’s door.

To unlock the tailgate, turn the key clockwise twice, push the rear of the master door lock switch, or push the UNLOCK button twice on the remote transmitter.

To open the tailgate, push the

To open the tailgate, push the release, and lift up. To close the tailgate, use the tailgate handle to lower it, then press down on the back edge.

Keep the tailgate closed at all times

Keep the tailgate closed at all times while driving to avoid damaging the tailgate and to prevent exhaust gas from getting into the interior. See Carbon Monoxide Hazard.

    Replacing the Transmitter Battery
    If it takes several pushes on the button to lock or unlock the doors and the tailgate, replace the battery as soon as possible. Battery type: CR1616 To replace the battery: 1. Remove the ...

    Unlocking the Tailgate
    If the power door lock system cannot unlock the tailgate, unlock it manually. Place a cloth on the top side of the cover to prevent scratches, then use a small flat-tip screwdriver to rem ...

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