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Trunk latch or trunk lock cyl. frozen

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SOURCE: Trunk release will not work, but I can open it with my key

inside the trunk near the latch is a switch that kills the trunk remote

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SOURCE: trunk release and fuel door release buttons do not work

i just bot mazda millenia and i can't find trunk release???!!!!

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SOURCE: trunk release and fuel door release buttons do not work

cable knocked loose and key wouldn't work if it did previously. last option, obtain acess from back passenger seat and pull aux cable or force lock open, as far as the key issue, call a locksmith

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SOURCE: TRUNK WONT OPEN WITH TRUNK RELEASE BUTTON ON DASH OR WITH REMOTE

Check for broken wires running from the body to the trunk lid through the rubber boot.When the trunk is closing you can see the kink in the rubber boot.There are 11 wires to supply 1 solenoid so I think Chrysler knew there was problem.

Posted on Sep 04, 2009

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Check your fuse box, look on the diagram and locate the fuse (10 amp most likely) for the auto trunk. The clicking is the relay, it also operates the keylees entry for the doors.

Good luck

Posted on Oct 16, 2009

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