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Volvo 2008 s40 trunk lid actuator

The motor in the trunk that opens the lid is broken

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SOURCE: trunk will not open with or without key

hello theres really not many choices if you have a trunk key it should work if not and the inside trunk release isnt working either you could try to get at the lock setup from the back seat take your lower seat out remove the lower holding bolts slide up off the top lock setup see if theres enough room to work from there to pop the trunk open with a flash light and a screwdriver if not your going to have to pop the lock cylinder at your trunk once its out you can get a aftermarket replacement under $ 20 goodluck please rate

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Volvo S60 Trunk Will not Open with Remote or Push Pad button

try inserting the key in the bootlid turn to position 1 then while key is in hole press unlock button on key fob. no promisses but this worked on a car i had once. good luck.

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 volvo s40 trouble code P0015

This is a common issue particularly with vehicles that have had some neglect to the oil change routine. The VVT solenoid on the top of the valve cover gets clogged with thickened or sludged oil.

Replace the VVT solenoid and gasket with a new unit and clear the codes.

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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SOURCE: my 2004 Volvo S40 Drivers Side Door will not open

the handle might of broke internally, theres a rod and a clip that gets attached to the handle. i would take the door panel off and visual look at the latch mechanism and the rod that goes from that to the outside handle

Posted on Jul 11, 2010

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SOURCE: diagram for volvo trunk lock

My son was missing with the valet parking key while I was driving. When we got home and tried to open the trunk it wouldn't. It also made this buzzing sound when I push on the trunk latch.

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