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Power windows do not work

When I try to use power windows trunk lid will open. When I lock or unlock car with key fob the trunk lid will open. When I turn the ignitions off the trunk lid will open.

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Disconnect trunk switch and see what happens when you perform the above actions.also is the trunk switch located with the window switch and does your door lock unlock normally when you turn car off.

Posted on Jan 01, 2014

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SOURCE: How to install trunk lid torsion bars

one of those bars come out of its bracket ( on my 89 cougar)
none of the local shops would touch it, no even the body shops.
so i just connect one end to the lid, like normal, then with a pry bar, pryed out the other end and put in a small block of wood (two by four) then released the pry bar. took another bite pryed it out again then added another block until i got the desired spring back into the torsion rod. yes that's (jury rigged) but my trunk works almost like it should. if you need i can send you a picture of what i did.

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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SOURCE: how to get into trunk w/o keys and trunk opener. Keys are locked in trunk and button inside car is locked.

Using your keyless entry on the keypad, press the 5 digit code to get into the door and press the 6 key immediately after. Lincoln has several codes in addition to the 5 digit keyless entry like pressing the 3 to open all the doors, the 6 for the trunk and pressing the last 2 buttons at the same time to lock the doors.

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SOURCE: Keys locked in trunk need to get in

do the back seats recline?

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SOURCE: remote will not open trunk

check the battery in phob/check fuses cental locking

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SOURCE: Lincoln Continental2000-Door key won't unlock door-but starts car

I locked the 2000 lincoln continental with the key fob but lost it now the ignition key wilolo not unlock the door

Posted on Sep 06, 2010

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