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Have a 1988 Camaro Base with 5.0 liter. Trunk pull down will not actuate. I replaced the pull down motor gears guides and housing and relay. Still will not work. No click from relay. 16v on Brown & Blue Wire. All grounds complete circuits with test light. All fuses were replaced also regardless if they appeared not to be blown. when using a test light when you touch the brown wire you hear a click from the relay but trunk will still not go down. I am stumped.

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buy a replacement unit from the junk yard or from ebay. or do as i did and make the uint into a manual open only. vist and look in the tech articles for the best help

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I'm going to guess that it is electric. If so then you are in luck, otherwise you will have to make a manual adjustment. If it is indeed an electric truck then there is a small place where you can press that will make the "catch" rise back up. It is located around the truck catch. You will have to thumb around for it but it is there. This is something that I've done many, many times. Also if the trunk is electric then make sure that you never slam it. Hope this helps.

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Lube it up well & try a screwdriver in latch, the same way it would catch on striker on body and see if it snaps in and holds, if it doesn't, keep lubricating latch and try again until it does. Work key position in lock as well, to make sure it is actually in the latch position & not stuck in open position.When/if it does, and still won't hold closed, then you need to loosen bolts at latch and adjust a little at a time until it does.

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Believe its the trunk lock actuator. Thanks Josh

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Bill you might want to check for a vacuum leak, i had the same problem with my truck and it wasn't the actuator was small hole in a vacuum line and as i was changing the lines, i found a little oil in one of the lines that came from the tranmission, i change the vacuum switch and that took care of the problem.

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