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Member Since 15 Dec 2009
Offline Last Active Jan 25 2011 04:32 PM

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In Topic: '05 Focus Tailgate/boot Problem

25 January 2011 - 09:35 AM


i took the boot lining out on the passenger side. found a multi connector and took it appart and sprayed with a bit of 3in1 oil. went to the gym. when i got back it seemed to be sorted. happy days. I took the oppertunity to give the lock mechanism a good dousing with it as well.

seems to be sorted but i dont know if its just because its dried out a bit. either way its working

In Topic: '05 Focus Tailgate/boot Problem

24 January 2011 - 08:45 AM

ive found this


and this


will investigate tomorrow.

In Topic: '05 Focus Tailgate/boot Problem

24 January 2011 - 08:32 AM


i have the exact same problem with the boot opening with the brake pedel being released! the switch works on the outside. Ive pulled the boot liner off and you can disconnect the micro switch and this has no effect on the issue. there doesnt seem to eb much, if any, water ingress.

im stuck as to what to look at now as this is obviously not an isolated issue. and would like to know how to proceed. im thinking of swapping the lock mechanism out but as this appears to work (although at the wrong times) i dont want to spend 60 quid on something thats probably not the issue.

does anyone else have any thoughts? are there any common issues with the wiring loom rubbing in the boot?


02 February 2010 - 04:25 PM

theres 2 possibilities 1 is that plastic cover a few cable ties sorts that one out those silly plastic screws are useless second is the rear bumper if you look underneath you will see the same plastic screws along the bottom of the bumper they dont hold well and the bumper moves at the bottom i took the plastic screws out and replaced all with nuts and bolts 10mm will do the job just short stubby ones

so you think tis the actual bumper its self? i was thinking its the tailgage>