Rear gate – if the rear gate cannot be unlocked

Subaru Tribeca / Subaru Tribeca 2006-2019 Owners Manual / In case of emergency / Rear gate – if the rear gate cannot be unlocked

In the event that you cannot unlock the rear gate by operating the power door locking switches or the remote keyless entry system, you can unlock it from inside the cargo area.

1. Remove the access cover at the


1. Remove the access cover at the bottom-center of the rear gate trim using flat-head screwdriver.

2. Locate the rear gate lock release lever behind the rear gate trim panel.

3. Unlock the rear gate by moving the


3. Unlock the rear gate by moving the lever to the right.

4. Open the rear gate from outside by raising the rear gate handle.