When Liftgate Cannot be Opened

When Liftgate Cannot be Opened

If the vehicle battery is dead or there is a malfunction in the electrical system and the liftgate cannot be opened, perform the following procedure as an emergency measure to open it:

  1. Remove the cover on the interior surface of the liftgate with a flathead screwdriver.


  2. (With power liftgate)

    Push the liftgate while pressing the lever down.


    (Without power liftgate)

    Turn the lever to the right to unlock the liftgate.


After performing this emergency measure, have the vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.