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Old 07-31-2018, 04:14 AM   #1
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I was trying to figure out why my front trunk light was not functioning. I happened to open rear trunk and front trunk light came on !! Any ideas on this phenomena would be appreciated.

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Old 07-31-2018, 06:09 AM   #2
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I was trying to figure out why my front trunk light was not functioning. I happened to open rear trunk and front trunk light came on !! Any ideas on this phenomena would be appreciated.
I read upon this forum, just recently, that if one end is open, the other end, too, lights up.
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I read upon this forum, just recently, that if one end is open, the other end, too, lights up.
That is 100% correct... if either end open the other lights up as well.

So if they don't light up when the front only is open, the issue most likely is the micro-switch in the front latch (common BTW). Same in reverse if rear open but light does not illuminate.

Suggest you try working it w/ some good penetrating oil (Kroil, PB Blaster, etc.) to see if it'll free up first... Otherwise you'll need to remove and check the contacts, wiring etc. Repair / replace as needed from there.

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I read upon this forum, just recently, that if one end is open, the other end, too, lights up.

I never knew that.
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Old 10-27-2018, 02:39 PM   #6
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I can't find the micro switches that operate yhe trunk light, a guiding light would be appreciated (pun intended)
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I think I found the rear trunk switch, hardly call it micro but I can't locate front trunk switch.
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I can't find the micro switches that operate yhe trunk light, a guiding light would be appreciated (pun intended)
Follow the wires (#9).
It should be attached to the latch, but may have fallen off.

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Thanks Particlewave. Appreciate the help.

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