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2017-2018 Macan – Manual

2017-2018 Macan – Manual

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Tailgate

The powerlift tailgate has an electric drive mechanism.

Opening and closing tailgate automatically

Inhalation of toxic exhaust gases
Exhaust gases may enter the passenger compartment when the tailgate is open or not closed correctly and the engine is running.

  • Keep the tailgate fully closed when the engine is running.

Power closing mechanism
The tailgate is automatically pulled into the lock after lowering.

  • Children must be kept away from the tailgate when closing.
  • Children could be killed or severely injured by such a closing.

Uncontrolled opening or closing of the powerlift tailgate
Danger of injury as a result of uncontrolled opening or closing of the powerlift tailgate.

  • Open or close the tailgate only when the vehicle is stationary.
  • Open or close the tailgate only when there are no persons or animals within its movement range.
  • Always pay close attention to the opening and closing operation so that movement can be stopped at any time in the event of danger.
  1. Please see chapter "Interrupting the opening or closing operation in the event of danger" on page 273.


Risk of damage as a result of uncontrolled opening or closing of the powerlift tailgate.

While opening or closing, the tailgate can impact against the garage ceiling or a projecting load.

  • Make sure there is sufficient clearance behind and above the vehicle (e.g. roof transport systems, garage ceiling).
  • Do not allow a load to protrude over the edge of the trunk.

Information
Opening and closing of the tailgate are indicated by warning tones.


Opening tailgate automatically

Fig. 227: Tailgate unlocking button


  1. Vehicle unlocked (vehicles without Porsche Entry & Drive)
    – or –
  2. Vehicle key is carried (vehicles with Porsche Entry & Drive)
  • Press button (Fig. 227).
    The tailgate opens as far as the set opening height.
  1. Please see chapter "Adjusting the opening height of the tailgate" on page 272.

Opening tailgate with the vehicle key

  1. Ignition is switched off.
  • Press button on the vehicle key.
    If the vehicle is locked, either the driver’s door or the entire vehicle is unlocked when the tailgate is unlocked, depending on the settings.
    The tailgate opens as far as the set opening height.
  1. Please see chapter "Adjusting the opening height of the tailgate" on page 272.
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