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Two things it could be , the striker motor needs replacing or the actuator on the latch is bad or damaged and needs replacing.. most common is the actuator due its a plastic very easily broken. its about the size of a quarter bolted to the latch and has a little 2 mm arm coming off of it that get broke off all the time.

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