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Old 02-26-2013, 03:17 PM   #1
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Trunk Latch...3.2.1.OPEN!

Lately my trunk has been acting up. using either the glovebox button or the key fob to unlock it will work and I will get the WHIRR but unless I pull up on the trunk lid at the exact time I press the trunk release, it won't open.

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Old 02-26-2013, 03:22 PM   #2
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Adjust the latch.
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Mine sticks like crazy because I open it like once a year.... Lol in my case it's just the gasket not letting go. If I put a little silicone on it with a rag that would probably fix it. Maybe even just waxing the underside of the trunk would fix it.

Is that your problem or is the latch sticking?
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Adjust the rubber bumpers (turn them counterclockwise a little at a time until the trunk pops open on its own).
Lube the gasket as suggested above.
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Old 02-27-2013, 05:34 AM   #5
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Mine did that. It's the trunk struts getting old. I replaced them with new struts off EBay and now it works like new. Cost around $35.

If your trunk struts are going bad, the hood struts should probably be replaced too. All of mine went south at about the same time.
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Mine did that. It's the trunk struts getting old. I replaced them with new struts off EBay and now it works like new. Cost around $35.

If your trunk struts are going bad, the hood struts should probably be replaced too. All of mine went south at about the same time.

This is the problem! Get a flashlight and look at your struts in the trunks and you should notice them a being a bit oily.. Replace the struts problem solved.
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