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ks430 trunk latch
There is a Cherry submicroswitch attached the the trunk latch. This switch controls the light and the instrument indicator. It also activates the alarm.
My locks were not working properly on my 2007 328i so I opened gas cover latch manually by going into trunk, opening right side cover by taillight, then pulling on plastic latch relase.
my trunk latch won't work what could be wrog
the guts of the whole operation are under the trunk pull-down cover--the latch on the trunk LID is ONLY THE RELEASE UNIT. Good luck
Unplug the wires going to the trunk latch.
To fix a trunk latch that is stuck open, the teeth on the lock may have to be adjusted so the trunk will close. It is also possible that the cable for the trunk latch is broken. To fix the gas cap door latch may require a little bending and adjusting with a pair of pliers.
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the trunk latch that you turn with the trunk key or the 'open trunk' button. it is placed by 3 screws underneath the top of the Trunk lid. it has the 'emergency/kid yellow tag to pull if someone was closed inside of the trunk and no one is opening it from the outside, the trunk can be popped op3en from this inside yellow/tag pull - which again, is connect3ed to the ensemble of this part number. in short: the trunk latch mechanism
Our mechanic had to climb through the inside of the car, into the trunk area and open it by removing the hatch cover. That's the only way he could replace the latch.
go through the back seat, open the trunk cover, a few screws and than pull the latch to the lock and walla you have it opened manually