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Power trunk not activating.

The power trunk solenoid will not activate during normal use. It does not matter whether I use the button on the dash or the key fob, nothing works. I cannot find any information on the electrical circuit for this system. I have checked for power at the connector in the trunk lid. There are three wires in this connector. One of the wires is a ground wire, one of the wires has 12vdc on it and the other has 0vdc. With a meter across the two wires showing 12vdc and 0vdc I do not see any change when I activate the power trunk using the key fob. This would tell me that my problem is not with the power trunk solenoid directly. Please can you shed some light on this situation for me. Thanks Blake

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Check your glove compartment for a trunk shutoff switch.

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