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Hi, I am having problems remote open trunk in a civic 8th generation. (Si version 2007). I don't ear the sound latch openning, that make me think is a electronic problem because the light inside trunk doesnt work too. The open normaly when use the internal pull

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SOURCE: Trunk Latch Problem

You need to replace the Latch assembly part thats located inside the trunk

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Posted on Nov 01, 2008

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SOURCE: 2004 vw beetle trunk problem

I had the same problem and I did the following:
- demount the plastic cover of the trunk (2 screws)
- locked and unlocked the trunk, while it was open to understand the system (it's really easy)
- lubricate all relevant parts
- checked the functionality
- put the plastic cover back on
- done

Overall it took me 15 min. It worked on my beetle. No guarantee. I'm not a technician.

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 2003 VW Jetta trunk does not open

most likely cause is latch cover plastic has broken and got lodged in the latch mechanism. now the fun part, fold down back seat , slide into trunk with a phillips screwdriver a flashlight and a large strait blade screwdriver, once in trunk remove trunk cover, then with strait blade unlatch the trunk. once lid is open remove latch and take out broken plastic to free up latch and reinstall then retest before closing trunk.

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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SOURCE: can not open trunk

There is a "cancel" button inside the trunk that makes the trunk lever release inoperable. In this mode you can only use the key to open the trunk. Open the trunk with the key, look around the locking mechanism and slide the button.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Trunk latch on 2002 Civic EX 4-Door won't close

My girlfriend's 2002 Civic LX 4-door had the same problem. Dvanvught is right; the problem lies with the truck latch cable. If you open the lid and look up at the latch, you will see where the cable comes from the release at the fuel door / trunk release lever inside. When that lever is pulled, it pulls a lever on the latch. The problem is that when you release the lever inside, the cable doesn't retract fully, holding the trunk latch in the open position. If you use your key to manually push the lever on the latch that is attached to the cable toward the cable itself (meaning, push the lever in the direction that will push the wire cable back into its housing), you'll likely find that the trunk lid will then latch. You could replace the cable which would be a bit of a pain considering how it's routed or try to work out a way to put in a return spring to keep pressure on the latch lever, automatically pulling the cable back into the housing.

Good luck!

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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HOW TO TURN OFF THE TRUNK OPEN ALARM



The 2012 Camry's trunk lid has a 'trunk open' alarm that shows up on the instrument panel as 'door open' red icon. It also turns on the door open beeping sound so long as the trunk lid is open. This is normal and is usually not a problem..

However, if you should need to carry a large item in the trunk and can't close the lid, be prepared to listen to the incessant door open sound with no means to turn it off!!

The trunk lid alarm 'switch' is operated by the trunk latch when you open or close the lid. By manually operating the latch to it's closed position, you can temporarily silence the alarm.

Using a small screwdriver, you can easily press the actuator and turn the alarm off.

Picture 1: trunk lid latch in the OPEN (Alarm ON) position.
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**WARNING**
YOU MUST RETURN THE ACTUATOR TO THE OPEN POSITION (ABOVE)
(ALARM ON) BEFORE YOU CLOSE THE LID. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY DAMAGE THE LATCHING MECHANISM
**WARNING**

DO THIS WITH THE TRUNK OPEN LEVER OR WITH THE REMOTE TRUNK OPEN BUTTON.

Picture 2: trunk lid latch in the CLOSED (Alarm OFF) position.
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IF YOU TRY TO CLOSE THE LID WITH THE LATCH IN THIS POSITION YOU MAY DAMAGE OR BREAK THE LATCHING MECHANISM

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