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2002 Saturn Vue Can't Open Trunk

I can't get the trunk open on my 2002 Vue

The handle is off the trunk lid and I can see the lock actuator moving when I press the butto but I cannot pull the rod and open the trunk.

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  • dmcnicol Apr 18, 2009

    Already done and the lever will not move. I can also access the lever from outside as the handle has been removed. Can't make that lever move.

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Remove the panel from the inside then reach down and move the lever with a long screwdriver

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Annette, if you are already able to get inside the trunk, remove the lever that goes to the lock actuator because the actuator may be locked up. Then see if it will open. NOTE: If the lock solenoid is mounted to the latch this will not work. If that doesn't help, then see if you can remove the bolts that hold the latch to the trunk and open the trunk that way so you can see better what the problem could be. Keep me posted at my auto-repair-website here: http://www.bigasautorepair.com/

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

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There are 3 phases to fixing your car's trunk lid release problem.

Phase 1: First check the fuse - once you know that's OK, then proceed to phase 2 (below).
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Check that fuse, as it is the power supply for the button on the dash that sends power to the actuator in the trunk.

Phase 2: Get the trunk open (without taking it to the dealership).
If you have remote keyless entry to the trunk, you could try that - but with the actuator
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Here are a couple of ideas to try to enter trunk while (a) actuator isn't working, and (b) all
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There is the lock cylinder, which you stated is not functioning - put the key in, and it doesn't
turn. Just to be sure, consider: lubricate key with Graphite lock-type lubricant, and retry.

The trunk has 2 valet safetys...the locking rear seats which require access to the trunk to unlock, and then there is a valet switch in the trunk that locks the button on the dash from working to keep valet parking attendants out of the trunk. That may be in the lock position.

You can try accessing the center area of the fold down rear seat and see if you can unhinge the rear seat from there. Maybe reach in with your hand, or an extension-type tool.

there may be a way to fold the hinge away from the seat back so it can be removed from the hinge and give you access to the safety latch in the trunk and open it that way (white handle in trunk).
The white-handled safety latch release is desiged to prevent accidentally trapping children, and
if you can pull it with your extending-type or grasping-type tool, the trunk will open whether or
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Your failed part may be either (1) Trunk Release Relay, or (2) Trunk Lock Release Switch

My Satrun ION manual doesn't cover either of these parts, and the online parts houses, e.g.
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fail to provide instructions. One of those times a mechanic has to t=rely on his/her native
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To identify which of these parts is bad, locae the Trunk Release Relay (call your dealer parts
dept. for helpful tips on finding it), then operate the dashboard trunk release button with your
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