Question about 2000 Toyota Camry
The trunk latch doesn't work
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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.
Posted on Jan 09, 2009
It could be the little lever next to the driver's seat that you pull up to open the trunk. Mine got bent and when I open the trunk with it, I have to kind of push it to the side so that it clears the lever for the gas cap.
Posted on Oct 24, 2009
I have the same problem. I've found that if you push down on the trunk lid very firmly eventually the latch settles in and will open with the pull lever next to the drivers seat. I usually pull up and push down to mimic the closing motion in a firm manner and after a few tries this allows me to open it up. Consequently, I've begun to close the trunk lid with some force, slam it if you will, and this seems to prevent this from happening. I've lubed the latch with no success either. Just a Band Aid solution, not an actual fix.
Posted on Dec 31, 2009
SOURCE: 2003 Toyota Corolla. Trunk
The trunk latch is not adjusted correctly. I suggest that you losen the bolts that hold the bottom latch and slide it up about 1/8 to 1/4. Then try it. Keep adjusting it till it latches. That should do the trick. Good luck.
Posted on Nov 25, 2010
If it has a trunk release it sounds to be frozen..Also some close themselves electrically...But I am sure you would know if it is electric or not..If not check for a trunck fuse in the fuse box or the owners manual would be the best...If it is a manual trunk and is stuck or frozen you should be able to move the trunk latch with a big flat prybar...And if it is out of alignment the adjustment is at the striker that is mounted to the lid and not the latch itself....Hope thhis helps......Metalpoet
Posted on Apr 17, 2011
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