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MY HATCH WONT LOCK

WONT LOCK WITH FOB / KEY OR DOOR SWITCH
HELP I NEED TO LOCK MY HATCH

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Sounds like you need to check the actuator take the trim panel off should be few screws and pull off the top and then the bottom of trim but check to see if the lock rod is connected if not you need a new lock actuator for the vehicle. Please rate my response thank you very much

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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