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My 1996 jaguar vanden plas trunk switch on the driver side of the car doesnt work and my key doesnt work. How do i hotwire the trunk to make it open?


check fuses and relays --check power to switch and test switch if switch bad replace and if need access now can jump switch to release actuator --but if key doesnt work either the problem sounds like a damaged latch or debris stuck in latch lock --if key turns try pushing down and up on trunk if latch is not cooperating then will need to remove rear seat

Sep 06, 2016 | 1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas

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My trunk won't open. What's wrong


Hi Annette, Im AL the owner of Big As Auto Repair.

Annette, if you are already able to get inside the trunk, remove the lever that goes to the lock actuator because the actuator may be locked up. Then see if it will open. NOTE: If the lock solenoid is mounted to the latch this will not work. If that doesn't help, then see if you can remove the bolts that hold the latch to the trunk and open the trunk that way so you can see better what the problem could be. Keep me posted at my auto-repair-website here: http://www.bigasautorepair.com/

Feb 26, 2015 | 2000 Buick Regal

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Trunk lock cylinder removal


two screws hold actuator to latch 10mm
unbolt and pull off / lock cylinder has horse shoe clip holding it on

Dec 29, 2013 | 2001 Buick Century

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Trunk lock


You will have to get the trunk open. Remove the cable or rod from the cyl. Plastic clip holds it in place. Just twist it back. Pull out the clip that looks like a U and holds the cyl into the trunk. You can still close it, just push sideways on the lever to open it. Just won't be able to lock it!

Sep 04, 2013 | 1993 Nissan Maxima

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Trunk won't open


First, if it does need an actuator, you can save some money on labor getting it done at an idependent aftermarket shop rather than the dealer. Yes, the part will most likely have to come from the dealer, but let the shop deal with that. You do not have to pay dealership labor rates. It would pay to shop around.

Second, before any parts are purchaced, the actual CAUSE of the problem needs to be verified. Unfortunately, the ONLY way to do that is to get the trunk lid open and inspect the trunk lid latch components. If none of the three methods provided by the manufacturer for opening the trunk in a normal fashion will work, the trunk will have to be accessed by removing the back seat. Once the back seat is removed, a technician can reach into the trunk and remove the bolts that secure the trunk latch to get the trunk open. The latch parts can then be accessed to disassemble, inspect, and repair accordingly.

Please note that this is the ONLY way to do this without causing further damage to the vehicle. DO NOT allow anyone to attempt getting into the trunk any other way! (Do not use pry bars or screwdrivers on the trunk lid, key tumblers, etc..)

May 11, 2012 | 2007 Toyota Camry

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My fuel cover does not lock with central locking


According to WIS, the remote boot release is directly connected to the PSE via CAN
The pneumatic system equipment makes vacuum or pressure available for the following systems:Central locking (CL), (pressure, vacuum)Remote trunk release (RTR), (pressure)- actuation via remote trunk release switch or via radio
AD80.20-P-2002-02B Remote trunk release, general notes on Models 202.01/02/12/12 as of 1.6.97,diagnosis, advanced information, RTR 208, 210 as of 1.3.97, 210.081Actuation of PSE control module:The remote trunk release switch (N72s15) is connected to the PSE control module (combined) (A37) via CAN data buses. The remote trunk release radio signal from the key is conveyed to the overhead control panel control module (N70) via theantenna. This transmits the signal to the electronic ignition switch control module (N73) via CAN data buses. If a valid signal is recognized there the PSE control module (combined) (A37) is actuated via CAN data buses. The remote trunk release IR signal from the key is conveyed to the respective door control module (N69/1, N69/2) via the IR receivers (A26/1, A26/2). This transmits the signal to the electronic ignition switch control module (N73) via CAN data buses. If a valid signal is recognized there the PSE control module (combined) (A37) is actuated via CAN data buses.
If the trunk lid is unlocked the LED in the remote trunk releaseswitch (N72s15) is actuated by the PSE control module (combined)(A37) via CAN data buses.
Special features on model 208.4 (Cabriolet)The trunk lid cannot be released remotely with the transmitter key.The rollover bar (RB)/soft top operation control module (N52)signals via the CAN interior data bus whether the soft top is lockedor unlocked or the power soft top switch (S84) is operated. As long as the CAN message reads:"Power soft top switch (S84) operated" or"soft top unlocked"the trunk lid cannot be released remotely.

Pneumatics testingPermissible leakage in complete system at:vacuum of 300 mbar within 1 minute: 30 mbarPermissible leakage of actuators with lines at:vacuum of 300 mbar within 1 minute: 25 mbar
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Apr 02, 2012 | 2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK

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Trunk release


use a jumper wire connected to battery voltage and jump into circuit at switch, may have to push switch to actuate release depending on the side of switch that you are connected to

Apr 11, 2010 | 1992 Oldsmobile 88

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Trunk qill not open


Your trunk lock actuator is probably in valet mode. Take the mechanical key out of your smart key(should have a release button on the bottom of the key which will allow you to slide the hidden mechanical key out of the plastic housing) insert it into your trunk lock actuator and turn to change your function of trunk actuator. In the valet mode the trunk does not respond to your central locking or release button commands. Your owner's manual will tell you about these features. I hope I have been helpful

Jun 28, 2009 | 2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

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