How To Reset Toyota Highlander Power Liftgate Back Door

Last Updated on February 17, 2020 by Christ

How To Reset Toyota Highlander Power Liftgate Back Door – The Toyota Highlander or Kluger is a D-segment SUV manufactured by the Japanese Toyota car since 2000. It is a five-door monocoque body and front-engine, offered with front- or all-wheel drive, and with five or seven seats. The Highlander faces models like the Honda Pilot, Nissan Pathfinder, Mitsubishi Endeavor, GMC Acadia and the new generation Ford Explorer. The platform on which is built comes from the Lexus RX, Toyota Camry, and Toyota Sienna.

It was presented at the New York International Auto Show in the third generation completely renewed following the current lines of the Japanese brand, such as the RAV-4. Applying the best materials for interiors, such as skin was inserted into the board and soft materials. Limited versions also available a panoramic roof or a Blu-Ray and DVD. This generation was awarded by the IIHS Top Safety Pick with Plus.

How To Reset Toyota Highlander Power Liftgate Back Door

How To Reset Toyota Highlander Power Liftgate Back Door:

Time needed: 7 minutes.

If you have issues with the Liftgate / Trunk Door and want to reset it, you can be set to open to a specific height by performing the following step:

  1. Open the liftgate using the switch or the Intelligent Key and adjust it to the desired position.


  2. While holding the liftgate in position, press and hold the power back door switch located on the liftgate until 4 beeps are heard.


  3. The liftgate will open to the selected position setting.


For more details, please watch the following video:

Repeat these steps for setting the position of the liftgate if you want to change the position of the liftgate.

This tutorial is based on the Toyota owner’s manual. The procedure above can be applied to the latest generations of Toyota Highlander (2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 model years). Hopefully, the article How To Reset Toyota Highlander Power Liftgate Back Door useful for you.


9 Comments on “How To Reset Toyota Highlander Power Liftgate Back Door

  1. My Toyota 2015 Highlander lift gate is not either opening or closing properly with smart key or button inside

  2. It may be disabled. Open the glove box and look for a button to the left of the glove box opening. Press the button and try the lift gate again. Good luck!

  3. I have Toyota Highlander’s and back power trunk is not open if I touch back power bottom it has long beep but don’t open

  4. I have a 2008 Highlander Limited, tailgate will not open to fill height, trying to get it to open wider.

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