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Old 07-18-2018, 05:48 AM   #1
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Trunk lighting

Was trying to determine why the front trunk light was not functioning. Opened the rear trunk and the front trunk light came on. Any words of wisdom on this phenomenon.Thanks

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Old 07-18-2018, 06:09 AM   #2
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Opening either trunk makes both illuminate. Your front latch switch is acting up or bad.
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Opening either trunk makes both illuminate. Your front latch switch is acting up or bad.
I second the acting up/bad front latch switch. Mine frunk light 8/10 won't fire up. A couple swats on the latch, and it illuminates.

Didn't know opening either end lit up the other, too. Interesting.
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Old 07-18-2018, 10:24 AM   #4
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You can try spraying some wd40 in the latch area. Might is intermittent also decided not worth the headache to tear apart.
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Old 07-18-2018, 01:45 PM   #5
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Opening either trunk makes both illuminate. Your front latch switch is acting up or bad.
I did not know this. For winter storage, I have been leaving the frunk ajar with the bulb removed...have I been burning the trunk light for 6 months at a time? And should I be removing the trunk bulb as well?

Grrrrrr. This is something that should be on a sticker in big bold letters inside the frunk and trunk.
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I did not know this. For winter storage, I have been leaving the frunk ajar with the bulb removed...have I been burning the trunk light for 6 months at a time? And should I be removing the trunk bulb as well?

Grrrrrr. This is something that should be on a sticker in big bold letters inside the frunk and trunk.
No, the lights shut off after a while. I've never checked to see how long, but they don't stay on indefinitely.
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Old 07-18-2018, 01:51 PM   #7
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Donít quote me, but Iím pretty sure I read in the owners manual that the light will go out after 30 minutes.

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