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My trunck release button doesnt work in my 2000 dodge stratus.Is there an emergency latch to open it frm the inside?

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Nope. The switch, the key, or go threw the back seat. You can pull the plug off the switch and jump it with a wire. If the trunk opens replace the switch. If not, the motor in the trunk needs replaced. Check wiring first though. There isn't a fuse. so you don't have to look for that.

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SOURCE: 1997 Toyota Corolla Trunk Release not working...

The trunk release cable runs along the inside edge of the car, under the carpet, on the driver side. It then snakes up over the metal under the rear seat, and then into the trunk, running along the trunk hinge/arm, driver's side. You will need to remove the rear seat bottonm and the seat back, and pull the carpet back on the driver's side to see the cable... More below:
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From the manual:

  • Open the rear lid.
  • Open the cover on the backside of the luggage compartment. To open the cover, turn the two "quick-releases" and fold the cover down.
  • Reach through the opening by the fuel filler flap. Grab the cable with th plastic covering and pull down. The filler flap will open by itself.
Best of luck!

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2000 FORD SUPER DUTY 5.4 HOOD STICKS.YOU CAN HAVE AN ASSISTANT PULL THE HOOD CABLE AND EASILY OPEN THE HOOD BUT THE HOOD WILL NOT POP UP ON ITS OWN..ANY ADVISE?

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