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      04-27-2012 08:25 PM #1
      I have been having some problems with my trunk light not coming on and not knowing it's open, the light on the dash never come's on and the alarm will stay on if the trunk is open, so finally it stopped opening all together turns out a plastic piece popping it open was broken so I'm glueing it now, but my problem remains the car doesn't know when the trunk is open, I checked all my fuses and there good checked out the micro switch is fine, I have a spare latch that I swapped out and still same issue what else could this be?
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      04-27-2012 08:27 PM #2
      i didnt even know my car had a trunk light/alarm i guess none of mine works, then again, my seatbelt light doesnt work either..
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      04-27-2012 08:30 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by sharpie-fine View Post
      i didnt even know my car had a trunk light/alarm i guess none of mine works, then again, my seatbelt light doesnt work either..
      lol well if you don't know it existed then I gues you didn't know it was broken
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      04-28-2012 07:56 AM #4
      Bump still don't know what's wrong


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      04-28-2012 09:23 AM #5
      if you are sure the micro switch is fine, then:

      open the trunk, and pull down the driver side trunk carpet

      unplug the harness for the trunk and fish it out of the car

      remove the trunk lid carpet

      unplug the trunk lid harnesses

      now inspect all the wires.

      if no wire is bad or shorting out, then replace the micro switch.
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      04-28-2012 10:46 AM #6
      I have a spare micro switch that I hooked up and same thing happened so I guess I'll have to check all the wires then


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      04-28-2012 05:39 PM #7
      Today I up the part back in that I've been glueing and first time I used it broke oh well I guess I'll have to buy another one I don't know if this will make a difference but the trunk release switch won't work but the gas door switch works


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