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Trunk won't close

My trunk power lid doesn't allow the trunk to close can i manually close it

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  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2009

    I have the same problem , I checked the fuses they are fine , the motor acts like theres no power going to it .

  • Ronnie Wilson May 11, 2010

    Have tou checked Fuse for it/ they need a good ground ,have tou checked for that?

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    Trunk will not open with FOB or button inside

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    the trunk motor hums at first like its about to close

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You should be able to Close that Manually. Just wait for the Electronic Close to Stop Trying before you close it and it should be just fine.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Chevy Impala 2007 trunk lid release

Fold down rear seat and climb in the trunk....there is a manual release at the center of the trunk lid. (mandated by the government to kids don't get trapped in the trunk).

Posted on Jun 08, 2009

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SOURCE: trunk lid will not close - either electronically

Once a close fails, the latch may be now in the closed position, preventing a second try.
So release it first.
You should see the latch open up, so that it can accept the locking pin once again.
Then try closing it again.
If you have pounded on it, it may be hard to get it to release now, so you may have to pry on it with a screwdriver.

Posted on Feb 22, 2010

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SOURCE: Trunk lid won't electrically open

Its possible that your problem isnt electricla, maybe mechanical (physical); check the next procedure about Trunk Lid Lock Cylinder REMOVAL & INSTALLATION to confirm and adjust...

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Fig. 1: Pull the trunk lid lock cable upward from the bracket and slide it out of the lock cylinder plate

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Fig. 2: Pull the lock cylinder retaining clip upward

  1. Pull the trunk lid lock cable upward from the bracket and slide it out of the lock cylinder plate.
  2. Pull the lock cylinder retaining clip upward to release the lock cylinder plate.
  3. Remove the lock cylinder plate.
  4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Add WD40 oil to lubricate all components; about the fuses, you are right, isnt showed in the manual, but could test and check position 25 and 30 in passneger fuse panel (alarm and locking system).

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Phase 1: First check the fuse - once you know that's OK, then proceed to phase 2 (below).
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