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Trunk lid warning sign won't go off even though trunk lid is closed for 2007 Hyundai Sonata

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Check the deck lid latch to ensure the wire harness did not get pulled off somehow... That would be the only thing I can think could cause the boot ajar light to stay on.

Posted on Sep 28, 2010

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The sensor/switch may have gone bad, disconnect switch wires and tape them together and see if it goes off.

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Picture 1: trunk lid latch in the OPEN (Alarm ON) position.
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Picture 2: trunk lid latch in the CLOSED (Alarm OFF) position.
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