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Automatic trunk will not close trunk lid down

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: my 2001 volvo s60 trunk lid wont close

TRY PUTTING THE KEY IN AND TURNING IT AS IF YOU WERE OPENING THEN PULL OUT KEY AND TRY CLOSING THEN TRY AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Trunk lid pops open when

I will do it in my own way since the wiring is messed up, and when i press close on my Remote, the trunk pops open. I will Harness this problem to benefit me since my remote does not have a trunklid switch. I will route the Motor (that has a piston) wire through the switch relay (located just above the vehicle ID plate area), so that opening the trunk lid is only possible when i keep pressing the trunk open swich (on the trunk lid) while at the same time pressing the close/LOCk button on my remote.

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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SOURCE: trunk lid is very stiff to open/close

take out the shocks/springs

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

MrScary66613
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SOURCE: trunk won't close

You should be able to Close that Manually. Just wait for the Electronic Close to Stop Trying before you close it and it should be just fine.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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SOURCE: automatic trunk lid closing device stopped working.

Get a trunk pull down switch from a dealer. This will fix it.

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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There is a black flat switch handle immediately to the right side of the latch. Press that switch handle and the latch will make a noise and rise slightly. Then when you shut the deck, the switch activates and recesses, pulling the deck lid down to the fully closed position.

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