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2015-2016 Cayenne – Manual

2015-2016 Cayenne – Manual

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Interrupting the opening/closing operation in the event of danger
The opening/closing operation is interrupted immediately if one of the following buttons is actuated:

  • Press button on the driver's key
    or

    Briefly press button in the driver’s door
    or
    Briefly press button A or B in the trim panel on the tailgate
    or
    Briefly press the unlocking handle on the tailgate.

Automatic operation can be continued again at any time. For this purpose, press the corresponding button.

Detection of obstacles during opening
The tailgate will stop moving and close slightly if opening is blocked by an obstacle. A warning signal then sounds.

The opening operation can continue once the obstacle is removed and after one of the following buttons is actuated::

  • Press button on the driver's key
    or

    Briefly press button in the driver’s door
    or
    Press the unlocking handle on the tailgate.

Detection of obstacles during closing
The closing operation is interrupted if closing of the tailgate is blocked by an obstacle.

A warning signal sounds and the tailgate opens again slightly by approx. 1 cm.

When the obstacle has been removed, the tailgate can be closed by pressing the button in the trim panel on the tailgate or close it slowly by hand.

Automatic stop in the event of unintentional tailgate movement
If the tailgate lowers unaided immediately after opening, e.g. due to the weight of snow, an electrical mechanism brakes the tailgate and a series of brief warning signals sounds until the tailgate stops moving.

  • Bring the tailgate to rest for approx. 1 second.
    The braking function is deactivated.

Adjusting the opening height of the tailgate
The opening height of the tailgate can be individually adjusted so that the tailgate does not hit the garage ceiling, for example.

On vehicles with level control, the vehicle height changes according to the level control setting.

  • Always adjust the tailgate on vehicles with level control when the vehicle is at its highest level setting so that the tailgate cannot accidentally hit the garage ceiling, for example.
  1. Stand behind the vehicle and open the tailgate.
  2. Press button on the driver’s key to stop the automatic opening operation at around 2/3 of the opening height.
  3. Now move the tailgate up by hand until the desired opening height is reached. Make sure that there is a sufficient minimum clearance from any obstacle.
  4. Press button A in the trim panel on the tailgate for approx. 3 seconds.
    An acknowledgement signal sounds.
    The opening height of the tailgate has now been programmed.
    The tailgate can now be closed by briefly pressing the button.

This setting cannot be deleted. If a different setting is required, repeat steps 1 to 4.

Malfunctions of the tailgate drive
The automatic function is not active if the vehicle battery voltage is too low.

If a button is pressed, the tailgate lock is unlocked and three brief warning signals sound. The tailgate can now be opened by hand.

  • Charge the vehicle battery. or

If the automatic opening or closing operation is interrupted by a fault:

  • Slowly open or close the tailgate by hand.

Overload protection
If overloading of the tailgate drive is detected, three brief warning signals sound.
The tailgate powerlift function is deactivated for approximately 30 seconds.

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