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Trunk will not close

I have been trying to find the part that keeps my trunk lid closed and I can't find it anywhere. does anyone know what the name of the part is and how much it should cost to repair it?

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With the trunk open try to accuate the button on the driver's door, check the state of the lock in the trunk first and see or have someone watch it if it moves when you push the door's button.

You may also try manually to open the lock right in the trunk.

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