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I have a 2000 Chevy Impala. The "trunk open" light is always on even when the trunk is closed. It has been like this since i bought it last year. It used to be a police car. Why is it always on and how can i get it to turn off?

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  • Candace Mar 25, 2011

    Thanks! Would the switch be located by the latch on the body of the car or on the part of the trunk that lifts up?

  • Candace Mar 25, 2011

    Thanks alot! I found the wires. It looks like one of therm is damaged.



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There should be a switch or sensor located on the trunk, most likely the latch area, that has been damaged or disconnected. Happens with some patrol units when they install all the special equipment in them. Check switch and the wiring for damage.

Posted on Mar 25, 2011

  • James Young Mar 25, 2011

    It could be at either location or by the hinges. When they install the VCR decks and radios in that area near the hinges they aren't that careful when they take those out and sometimes forget to reconnect all the wires.



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