What kind of Pontiac? Bonneville, Grand Am, Grand Prix, Firebird, Sunbird, Sunfire, Parisenne, etc? You probably have a bad latch, replace it I just ran across this on my car and all I had to do was check latch alignment and align the latch
it seem to be the trunk plastic is broke and I have brought the the part and wont to fix it
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The trunk light switch on a Pontiac Sun Fire is typically in the latch assembly. This is usually inside the trunk and under the carpet.
If the trunk on a Honda Civic will not close the locking mechanism may be jammed. Be sure to remove any obstructions on inside the trunk latch. If the latch is broken replace it.
The latch should be adjustable-it's not catching.
on the trunk latch theirs a little clip, its stuck down and should be up
put your key in the ignition turn it on , have someone push the trunk button while pulling up on the trunk catch
usually the locking latch in the door is in the closed position. try holding the handle in the open position and opening the latch manually.
my trunk latch won't work what could be wrog
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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