[s-cars] Avant rear hatch

Tom Green trgreen at comcast.net
Fri Oct 30 15:14:16 PDT 2009

This seems to neglect answering how to remove the hatch interior cover  
Phil can't get it open.  I don't think there is any advantage to using  
the interior
handle.   I haven't investigated this, but given where the latches are  
on each
side, I would suspect you can reach the rod to each latch mechanism by
opening the little doors on each side that allow access to the backup  
fog lights, by somehow laying down and contorting your body on the  


> -----Original Message-----
> Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 13:53:20 -0400
> From: Peter Schulz <pcschulz at comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: [s-cars] Avant rear hatch/bank vault
> To: pmische at comcast.net
> Cc: S-Car List <s-car-list at audifans.com>
> Message-ID: <284A91CF-5DEA-43CA-988D-C55869840833 at comcast.net>
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> Phil:
> yep, btdt.
> There's a metal rod (bit smaller than a toilet paper dispenser rod)
> that has popped out of position....which means you need to remove the
> hatch cover and likely the wiper motor to access....
> -Peter
> On Oct 30, 2009, at 1:44 PM, pmische wrote:
>> My rear hatch was getting a bit tricky to unlatch, but I could  
>> apply a
>> slight downward force & then lift it up.  Now I can't get it open.
>> Short of
>> the blue wrench or a BFH, anyone been down this road with wisdom to
>> share?
>> TIA,
>> Phil

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