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Power hatch malfunction
My 2014 Highlander Limited's power hatch seems to have malfunctioned and I was wondering if anyone else had a similar experience and what solutions were found. Here's what happened: I activated the hatch from the door itself and it only went up 2 feet before stopping. Pressed the switch again and it went down 2" and stopped. Pressed again and it went up 2" and stopped. Tried it with the fob and dash switches with the same results. Turned off the engine, restarted, same results. Checked to see if the rear wiper/washer worked (it did), and after that, pressed the hatch switch on the dash and the hatch went down and stayed closed. I also had an instance where the hatch went up on its own while in the garage - hit the garage door and stopped. At the same time this was going on, the back up camera is very fuzzy and I almost hit a garage door backing up (no warning sounds). Here in Minnesota, it's been a typical winter with lots of road salt, which has coated the vehicle including the rear hatch area. My suspicion is the salt/chemicals used somehow affected the hatch, but I don't know for certain. Will be taking it in to my Toyota dealer. Anyone have ideas? Thanks. (Yes, I will wash it but wanted to have the dealer look at it first).