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Hi all,

I've had my new (to me anyway) 2008 RX400h for 5 days now and everything is absolutely great with the car except one thing annoys me with the power tailgate, it doesn't open remotely when the car is locked. My old 5 series BMW would alloy me to open and close the tailgate with a single press of the button on the key which was extremely helpful when carrying large heavy items. Does anyone know if this is something that can be enabled rather than me having to unlock the car, open the tailgate, close it then lock the car again?

thanks in advance

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Never really felt the need to open the tailgate without unlocking first.

I have moved the internal tailgate opening/closing button up from its awkward position next to the fuel flap, to the blanked switch position adjacent to the exterior mirror adjusting switch.

A 10 minute job well worth doing.

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I've had my RX400 for over 2 years and the annoying thing I find with the tailgate is that you have to wait for it to close which seems to be a long time( eg watching a kettle boil) before you can lock the car.

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I have found this listed in the RX 400h Lexus personalised settings PDF..but no idea if it's for UK spec cars or not.. going to ask my dealer later this week.

One motion power back door

When opening the rear door, the vehicle can be programmed for the following:

After unlocking all the doors, then pressing the rear door release

button on the remote key, the rear door will open automatically.

After pressing the rear door release button on the remote key, the rear

door will open. (Doors do not need to be unlocked first) (Standard)

* Note: Option #16 is not available if one motion (#2) is selected. The back door

will not lock automatically after it has been opened and then closed. You can

lock the back door, with your vehicles wireless remote, when you

leave your vehicle.

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