Question about Ford Escort
The truck lid is completely closed but the light still remains on. Trust me its closed I slammed that ****** hard shut. How do I shut it off without removing the bulb, for it's killing my battery.
Trunk lights usually turn off through the latch which is located in the trunk lid. It would be located to the inside of the trunk under the license plate. There should be some wires going to the mechanism. You can open the trunk and use a screwdriver to activate the latch and simulate what happens when the trunk is shut. Move the latch back and forth a little and see what happens. There may be a bad connection or faulty latch mechanism.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
the latch has come loose.. use scewdriver and adjust them to the point that it will close then make sure screws are tight
Posted on Jan 17, 2009
There is a black flat switch handle immediately to the right side of the latch. Press that switch handle and the latch will make a noise and rise slightly. Then when you shut the deck, the switch activates and recesses, pulling the deck lid down to the fully closed position.
Hope this helps
Posted on Apr 27, 2009
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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