manual locking of the back (5th) door

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My Name: Hans Zarkov

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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
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Hi all,
My C3 alarm is playing up, & I will get it fixed one way or another, but whilst I can't lock my car with the remote (it would set the alarm), I need to manualy lock all the doors.
I can lock the side doors with the key into the hidden lock holes, but I can't find a way of locking the tailgate :-X
My car is parked on the road at night..... Does anyone know how to lock the tailgate

John

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Hi John

I have only been able to unlock the boot manually. There is a hole that you can put a screwdriver into to operate the lock to unlock it, but I have not found out how to lock it (unlike the doors, as you say, using the hidden holes)

There is a video showing the boot unlocking which may help?
My Name: Hans Zarkov

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Posts: 38
Joined: Fri Nov 25, 2011 9:59 am
Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2004 (04)
Engine Size: 1.4 (16v)
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 120000
Trim Level: Exclusive
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No

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Thanks c3driver52!

Unfortunately, the vid is no use :-(

If there is no sraight-forward solution, I may have to adapt the wireing to include a hidden switch dissabling the release button...

John
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