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97 Camry - trunk will not latch closed

Popped the trunk using interior release now the trunk will not latch closed. The lock claw is in the open position and is movable. If I press on the lock claw (simulating pressure to lock it) it will not trigger it to lock. The interior release lever feels like it has no tension.

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  • ncking Jan 12, 2009

    Took lock assembly cover off, took off springs to lubricate and move
    assembly around. The lock now works with key only. I think
    the cable has snapped.

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2009

    99 Camry. Interior trunk lever does not open trunk.

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Sparay lock assy with lubricant, and look where release cable attaches to lock assy, and push/pry it one way or the other to get it to move, opposite of where it is. Lube cable too.

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Click the link below: ----
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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/trunk-release-problem-on-toyota-camry.html

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There are few relatively helps links with solutions to troubleshoot these problems.---------
I suggest you to go through the links and confirm the issue:------
Click the link below:----
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