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I have an X class Jaguar 2008 Estate and the tail gate glass

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I have an X class Jaguar 2008 Estate and the tail gate glass keeps opening it's self.
Any idear's re-problem and solution.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Jaguar
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Expert:  Matt replied 4 years ago.
Hello

most likely issue is water trapped inside the latch / door switch as these can fail to seal and then short out internally causing it to open

So I'd suggest removing the latch and replacing with a new unit as well as cleaning the connections to this latch thoroughly with switch cleaner