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Old 08-02-2012, 04:27 PM
Jraww Jraww is offline
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Trunklid lights

when i'm driving the trunk lights stay on and it saids the trunklid is open, i check it and make sure it's closed. And the lights still stay on.

Does anyone know what's wrong
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Old 08-02-2012, 08:06 PM
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Most likely it needs a latch assembly. But you should look to confirm the switch is bad.

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Old 08-03-2012, 01:03 PM
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I know with my 2003 3.0i, I have to have all the doors closed then open the trunk lid. I have to let the tail gate go all the way down and slam it shut. Then close the top hatch firmly. If I leave a door open it will not stay secure. Crazy design but it has done it since i have owned it.

Try that before spending $$$$.
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