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To open the unlocked liftgate, squeeze the liftgate release
touch pad located on the backside of the liftgate handle
and pull the liftgate open with one fluid motion.
Opening The Liftgate While the Security Alarm Is
Unlocking the liftgate with the remote keyless entry
transmitter will allow access to the liftgate without
sounding or disarming the security alarm system. Once
the liftgate is closed, it will again be monitored by the
security alarm system.
Driving with the liftgate open can allow poison-
ous exhaust gases into your vehicle. You and your
passengers could be injured by these fumes. Keep
the liftgate closed when you are operating the
If you are required to drive with the liftgate open,
make sure that all windows are closed, and the
climate control blower switch is set at high speed.
DO NOT use the recirculation mode.
38 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE