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My husband's 2007 Pontiac Solstice's trunk will not open. The latch on one side releases, but not the other side.

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if you can lower the back seat, you should be able to get your hand in far enough to get at the latch. you'll need a flashlight. some cars have a pull cable in the trunk also which would be even easier. good luck

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take it to the dealer it is under warranty

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If you will turn the ignition on, press & hold the door lock release button to the left . . . . viola!

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Trunk pull-cable Access Is by way of IN TRUNK, A HIGH QUALITY SPRAY TYPE Lubricant Should Be Used here to Free Up Mechanical Parts, Allowing for Proper Operation of this Door

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My trunk will not open. When I take off battery cable and replace, it opens once. Is there an easy fix? relay etc?


When the rear compartment lid release switch is pushed, the rear compartment lid release signal circuit to the body control module (BCM) is grounded. BCM then grounds the coil side of the trunk release relay through the trunk release relay control circuit. With this voltage is applied to the rear compartment lid release actuator, opening the rear compartment.
Rear Compartment Lid Release Relay
  1. Ignition OFF, disconnect the trunk relay.
  2. Test for 65-90 ohms of resistance between terminals 85 and 86.
  3. ?‡'
    If the resistance is not within the specified range, replace the trunk relay.

  4. Test for infinite resistance between the following terminals:
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    30 and 86


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    30 and 87


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    30 and 85


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    85 and 87


    ?‡'
    If less than infinite resistance, replace the relay.

  6. Install a 10-amp fused jumper wire between relay terminal 85 and 12 volts. Install a jumper wire between relay terminal 86 and ground. Measure for less than 2 ohms of resistance between terminals 30 and 87.
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If greater than 2 ohms, replace the relay.


Rear Compartment Lid Release Relay Malfunction

  1. Ignition OFF, disconnect the trunk relay.
  2. Verify that a test lamp illuminates between the coil side B+ circuit of the trunk relay and ground.
  3. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the B+ circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal and the B+ circuit fuse is open, test the voltage control circuit for a short to ground. If the circuit tests normal, test or replace the trunk relay.

  4. Verify that a test lamp illuminates between the switch side B+ circuit of the trunk relay and ground.
  5. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the B+ circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance.

  6. Disconnect the harness connector at the rear compartment lid latch.
  7. Ignition OFF, test for less than 5 ohm of resistance between the rear compartment lid latch ground circuit and ground.
  8. ?‡'
    If greater than the specifed range, test the ground circuit for an open/high resistance.

  9. Connect a test lamp between the trunk release relay control circuit and the coil side B+ circuit of the trunk relay.
  10. Command the trunk release solenoid ON and OFF with a scan tool.
  11. ?‡'
    If the test lamp remains ON all the time, test the control circuit for a short to ground. If the circuit tests normal, replace the BCM.


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    If the test lamp remains OFF all the time, test the control circuit for a short to voltage or an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, replace the BCM.

  12. Connect the harness connector at the rear compartment lid latch.
  13. Connect a 3-amp fused jumper wire between the switch side B+ circuit of the trunk relay and the voltage control circuit of the lid latch. Verify that the lid latch activates.
  14. ?‡'
    If the lid latch does not activate, test the control circuit for an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, test or replace the rear compartment lid latch.

  15. If all circuits test normal, test or replace the trunk relay.
Component Testing
Rear Compartment Lid Release Switch
  1. Ignition OFF, disconnect the harness connector at the rear compartment lid release switch.
  2. Test for infinite resistance between the trunk release switch supply voltage and ground terminals with the switch in the open position.
  3. ?‡'
    If less than infinite resistance, replace the rear compartment lid release switch.

  4. Test for less than 2 ohms of resistance between the trunk release switch supply voltage and ground terminals with the switch in the closed position.
  5. ?‡'
    If greater than 2 ohms, replace the rear compartment lid release switch.

  6. Test for infinite resistance between each terminal and the lid release switch housing/case.
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If less than infinite resistance, replace the rear compartment lid release switch.


Could be the relay , could be the switch , could be a problem with the BCM !

Apr 17, 2016 | 2007 Pontiac G6 GT Convertible

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Trunk will not close


check that latch is releasing when using remote. remote uses a cable to pull latch and cable may need to be lubed causing the latch to stick open. Let me guess if you slam a couple times it will latch, lube the actuator cable and latch well. hope this helps

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Trunk release


Can you access the trunk by removing backing from inside the car ( passenger compartment)

Sep 30, 2013 | 2007 Pontiac Solstice Convertible

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2007 Torrent rear hatch latch will not release from outside,seem like latch actuator not working how do you fix??


you may have to see if theres an emergency release the actuator most likey need to be replaced.. it is located inside the trunk panel

Mar 27, 2011 | 2007 Pontiac Torrent AWD

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Change tail light on 2007 pontiac solstice


Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
To replace one of these bulbs, do the following:
1. Open the trunk. See Trunk on page 68 from Owners Manual for more information.

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2. Remove the two screws, which hold the taillamp assembly, from inside the vehicle.
3. Remove the taillamp assembly.
4. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise to remove.
5. Pull the bulb from the socket.
6. Install a new bulb.
7. Reverse the steps to reinstall the taillamp assembly.


Hope this helps to solve it.

Nov 25, 2010 | 2006 Pontiac Solstice

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Hi the latch wont let go


my 06 is doing the same thing on the passenger side...did you figure out how to fix it?

Mar 21, 2010 | 2007 Pontiac Solstice Convertible

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My trunk won't release on the driver's side. Was


Unfortunately these cables come as all one piece.You can`t just replace the plastic broken part you have to get the whole cable.I know it`s not cheap.I show about 230 bucks in my area.This is before labor.The labor rate in my area is between 80 and 100 bucks an hour.Hope this helps.Good luck.

Feb 24, 2010 | 2007 Pontiac Solstice Convertible

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How do you put the top down. I have a rental, and their is no owner's guide.


1.Empty the trunk of all contents
2.Park on a level surface and set parking brake, shift auto trans into Park or manual into R
3.Turn the ignition off.
4.Open the trunk.
5.Pull down the convertible top latch located above the rearview mirror and turn it counterclockwise to unlatch . Leave the latch open and turned to prevent damage.
6.Pull rearward on the side edge of the convertible top and pull it off of
the windshield frame.
7.Push the convertible top down into the trunk
8.After the top is stored, push on the convertible top to ensure that the top is fully retracted and securely stored.
9.Close thet runk by pressing down from the rear center of it with a swift, firm motion.

Sep 05, 2009 | 2007 Pontiac Solstice Convertible

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Problem with 07 Solstice Convertible latch


take it to the dealer it is under warranty

Jul 07, 2009 | 2007 Pontiac Solstice Convertible

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