Saab 9-7x Problem Report

Saab 9-7x Tailgate Malfunctions Opening or Closing

(20 reports)

The trunk module can fail causing the tailgate to malfunction when opening or closing.

The tail gate started staying locked sporatically now it wont open at all. You can hear it lock and unlock but it wont open. -
Rear hatch stopped opening including the rear hatch window. Painful as it malfunctioned when I was arriving back from vacation with my family at the airport. No fix yet. -
Liftgate suddenly stopped opening and won't unlatch despite locking and unlocking the car. Soon after the window latch started doing the same thing. -
Tailgate just stopped opening, window still opened. Took in for a taillight out & repair shopped somehow got the tailgate to open and then the window didn't open....2 months now gone by and neither opening now. Not fixed yet. -
Tailgate does not open sometimes. When needing it to open the liftgate does not become unlatched even though you can hear it unlatching. Does not happen all the time. Not fixed yet. The rear lift glass does not seem to be affected. -
Rear gate hatch will not open. Hoping to find a solution. -
Same as others no fix. eventually opens -
Increasingly the tailgate began to stick until it became almost impossible to open. No solution as yet. -
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