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My trunk will not close

I lifted the latch by the drivers side door and now my trunk will not close ... i have tried everything ... please help

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There is a possibility that the remote latch cable is stuck (lubrication is gone) . With a screwdriver, NOT the fingers, try to return manually the latch, to its open position (instead of the pull open position). If you push it too far, it will go into locked position, and when you pull down the trunk lid, it wont reach its normal closed position. In that case, pull the latch back open, with the remote lever. Should you manage to close the trunk properly, spray some WD40 or some lubricant on the latch assembly.

Posted on Apr 24, 2010

  • MICHIGANB406 Apr 01, 2011

    I TRIED EVERYTHING AND THE TRUNK WILL NOT CLOSE. I'M NOT SURE WHAT TO DO. BUT I NEED TO GET RID OF THIS VEHICLE AND I KEEP READING POSTS ON THE WEB OF OTHER HONDA OWNERS, WHO CANNOT CLOSE THEIR TRUNKS OR DOORS AND THEY SAY THAT HONDA VEHICLES ARE THE BEST. I DON'T THINK SO.

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