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As well as an ID4 FE I have a TDI Touareg that also allows opening the trunk by using your foot. A trick I learned was that instead of waving your foot underneath, it is a lot easier to swipe your foot front to back just to the right of the tow hitch. I have 100% success with this.

On the ID4 it works well when you swipe front to back just to the LEFT of the hitch. Hope this helps someone!
 

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Thanks, I'm still struggling to get this down. Will try left of the tow hitch!
 

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I just kick the plastic panel underneath and it works. Right of the hitch.
 

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My old car had the foot sensor and I could get it to open about 25% of the time. My (at the time) 4-y.o. son could get it open every time - hopefully he still remembers how to open it once we get the ID.4.
 
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Your son likely has a much lower center of gravity. :ROFLMAO:

In shopping centers it's worked for me flawlessly. However in my garage I park too close to the overhead door so can't step back enough which is also necessary.

My old car had the foot sensor and I could get it to open about 25% of the time. My (at the time) 4-y.o. son could get it open every time - hopefully he still remembers how to open it once we get the ID.4.
 

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This feature seems to only work when opening the hatch. On my E-Class, waving a foot can both open and close the trunk, which I find handy. When I do the same on the ID.4, it just beeps at me intermittently.
 

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This feature seems to only work when opening the hatch. On my E-Class, waving a foot can both open and close the trunk, which I find handy. When I do the same on the ID.4, it just beeps at me intermittently.
It works for both, but you really need to wave your foot and then step back (to make room for it to close - otherwise it would bonk you on the head).
 

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