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Hello,
Try spraying some white grease into the latch assembly, I have had this problem before and it has fixed it. If not a scrapyard will sell you one for $15-20 and the dealer should sell you one for around $50. Usually there are only two bolts holding it to the trunklid. If it is a power trunk there might be a plug going into it, or in the case of many BMW's has a cable that needs to be unclicked and swapped over. Take a picture of it and we should be able to give you a step-by-step on how to replace it, it is remarkably easy and there is zero reason you should have to pay anyone to do it.
I hope the above information was helpful.
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