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Has anyone gotten this button to work? It didn't do anything on my 2015 R and it doesn't do anything on my 2020 R. So.....am I missing something here? The button lights up when I push it, but it doesn't do anything to the spoiler. It still raises and lowers on it's own depending on my speed.
 

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I checked mine in the garage, without the engine running.
You are correct. The button activates the spoiler (manually). Press, it goes up. Press again, it goes down.
On the highway, it lifts automatically at about 70mph, then retracts when speed drops.
Have not checked to see if the button will lower the spoiler above 70mph - next time out.
Mine is the 2021 R-Dynamic but would expect the 2020R to be the same.
Time for trip to the dealer!!
 

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Has anyone gotten this button to work? It didn't do anything on my 2015 R and it doesn't do anything on my 2020 R. So.....am I missing something here? The button lights up when I push it, but it doesn't do anything to the spoiler. It still raises and lowers on it's own depending on my speed.
Works perfectly on my 2014 v8s convertible. Ignition on, press button, up it pops, ignition off now I can clean under the spoiler. Gets dirty under there.
 

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I checked mine in the garage, without the engine running.
You are correct. The button activates the spoiler (manually). Press, it goes up. Press again, it goes down.
On the highway, it lifts automatically at about 70mph, then retracts when speed drops.
Have not checked to see if the button will lower the spoiler above 70mph - next time out.
Mine is the 2021 R-Dynamic but would expect the 2020R to be the same.
Time for trip to the dealer!!
I never tried the button when the car wasn't in motion. I tried it in my garage, sure enough it works! I was thinking it was there so that I could lower it when I wanted to.
 

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Has anyone gotten this button to work? It didn't do anything on my 2015 R and it doesn't do anything on my 2020 R. So.....am I missing something here? The button lights up when I push it, but it doesn't do anything to the spoiler. It still raises and lowers on it's own depending on my speed.
It’s used to raise and lower the spoiler for cleaning
 

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Has anyone gotten this button to work? It didn't do anything on my 2015 R and it doesn't do anything on my 2020 R. So.....am I missing something here? The button lights up when I push it, but it doesn't do anything to the spoiler. It still raises and lowers on it's own depending on my speed.
It is only for cleaning.
Turn ignition on without starting engine and push the button to raise spoiler for cleaning.
 

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Has anyone gotten this button to work? It didn't do anything on my 2015 R and it doesn't do anything on my 2020 R. So.....am I missing something here? The button lights up when I push it, but it doesn't do anything to the spoiler. It still raises and lowers on it's own depending on my speed.
Totally useless button! Researched it long ago and found out it was for raising the spoiler for cleaning...but doesn't do anything else. Why do I need to clean under a spoiler that doesn't go up until 70 mph? If someone is looking under at that speed I've got more work for them to do. Superman is in the building.
 

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Totally useless button! Researched it long ago and found out it was for raising the spoiler for cleaning...but doesn't do anything else. Why do I need to clean under a spoiler that doesn't go up until 70 mph? If someone is looking under at that speed I've got more work for them to do. Superman is in the building.
I've had my 2016 for 1-1/2 years and never looked under the spoiler until reading the posts in this thread. Just checked - dirty, but not ridiculously so. I cleaned under there. I'm good for another year!
 

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It is just intended to clean under the spoiler and will not function when moving. It activates automatically around 70mph like the Porsche tails except they can be manually raised and lowered. Many people seem to disconnect the spoiler function on their F Type by unplugging the connector by the battery but I rather prefer my spoiler function like it should.
 

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Has anyone gotten this button to work? It didn't do anything on my 2015 R and it doesn't do anything on my 2020 R. So.....am I missing something here? The button lights up when I push it, but it doesn't do anything to the spoiler. It still raises and lowers on it's own depending on my speed.
As I understood it, this button is only operational (enabled) in European sales markets. Other then that, there is also a way to put it into maintenance mode that will raise and lower on demand, but I don't know if that works while at speed. (any speed)
 

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Funny comments.
It is a bit of a press and hold kind of button and works for both up and down. It seems to work both at stop and in motion and primarily to raise or lower the little wing under the programmed limit.
 
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