Question about 2000 Dodge Stratus
In the meantime, you don't have the key to open the trunk from the outside?
here are the forums i googled for you to start your search on possible causes:
Trunk release problem DodgeForum com
and according to the 38 TSBs on your vehicle, some may be equipped with an internal trunk release handle
2000 Dodge Stratus TSBs Technical Service Bulletins DodgeProblems com
Posted on Apr 01, 2015
All cars after a certain year have to it is a t shaped handle. If you talking about the button there is a electric sctiuator on the trunk lid sometimes this break
Posted on Apr 01, 2015
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I had the same problem as you. Take out the back seat and there is a large access hole to the interior. There are two bolts that are fairly easy to get to. Remove them and the truck latch is removed from the lid and trunk will open.
Posted on May 25, 2009
Emergency operation of rear lid
If the rear lid cannot be opened with the radio
remote control (e.g., if the battery of the remote
control is dead), the emergency operation must
1. Unlock and open the driver's door with the
2. Switch on the ignition so that the alarm system
will not be triggered.
3. Check if the TAILGATE function is activated in
the multi-purpose display of the instrument
Please observe the chapter “TAILGATE” on
4. Press the central locking button in the armrest.
The rear lid is now unlocked and can be opened
with the unlocking handle
Posted on Jul 03, 2009
If the fuse is okay, check to see that the latch is not bound in some way, and that it is properly lubricated. A dry latch sometimes will not release.
Posted on Nov 03, 2009
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