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The trunk (North America and Jamaica) or boot (Commonwealth English) of a car is the vehicle's main storage compartment.

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Trunk opens with central locking system but has to be closed with key

Just bought a Megane 98 Classic and I wasn't told about this particular issue. I'm wondering how easy is it to diy fix it, given that it opens with the central locking system, so I guess it's not a ...
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Gap between bumper and trunk

I have a Vitara brezza and I accidentally hit my rear bumper with a heavy bag while I was loading it in the car. There were no scratches or dents when I checked the bumper, however the gap between ...
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Honda accord 07 leak in trunk. Water coming from seam underneath rear windshield

Water drips down into the trunk of my Honda accord 2007. I think that the leak is coming from under the rear windshield as the whole seam was rusted and puckered and I was only able to redo the seam ...
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2002 Honda Civic EX: How is water getting into my trunk?

I have a 2002 Honda Civic EX. The trunk is separated into two sections by a horizontal divider. In the bottom section, there's the spare tire, jack, and tire iron and the body of the car. Over that ...
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What is this sticky surface underneath the trunk carpet?

While inspecting a Suzuki Swift 2008, I noticed a weird sticky surface beside the spare tire well. Does anybody know what this is?
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When did in-cabin trunk releases start coming out on new cars?

I think this is on-topic, based on other questions in the history tag. So I'm re-watching Back to the Future, and there's the scene where Biff's bozos lock Marty in a car trunk. One of the band ...
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Liftgate supports only fit one side of liftgate

I'm trying to install liftgate supports to replace the failing ones on my 1999 Lexus RX300. I bought two of them — one for each side. However when I went to install them, I noticed that the ...
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Spilled toilet bowl cleaner in the trunk , 15 days later I have a trunk release malfunction and fuel cap release malfunction - related?

I spilled some Lysol toilet bowl cleaner due to an unscrewed cap on a bottle that was placed unknowingly in the trunk of a Honda Accord a month ago. I removed the bottle after 2 days and cleaned it ...
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Water on the left side of the trunk on a VW Golf mk4

I've found water on the left side of the trunk on my Golf mk4 and I'm suspecting that it's coming from the tail lights that there are not longer tightly sealed. How can I check that? I'm thinking on ...
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Trunk Release Malfunction

2003 Mini Cooper The battery is dead so the key fob and toggle switch on the dash don't unlock the trunk. I pulled on the release ring under the back seat, but it only partially releases the trunk, ...
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2004 Vitz door/trunk control(ler?) problem

I have a 2004 Vitz which uses a key with built in 1 button remote. This remote is supposed to unlock the doors and allow the boot switch to operate. (Car is started with a regular key) The doors work ...
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Any spare wheel/tire inside BMW i3?

Does BMW i3 has any spare wheel/tire in the car or in the trunk? If not, is there any recommended way to carry a spare wheel/tire inside the car? See related discussions here: https://www.mybmwi3....
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2004 Toyota Vitz Trunk not opening

I have a 2004 Toyota Vitz (Right Hand Drive, imported from Japan). Very recently it became impossible to open the boot/hatch. To open the boot hatch I would typically make sure the car is unlocked, ...
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2006 Chevy Impala dying while driving

I have a 2006 Chevy Impala LS (flex fuel) while I'm driving the dashboard sends off a warning of "reduced engine power" as my car loses power and I lose the ability to use my gas pedal. Meaning that ...
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2003 Honda Civic Si Hatchback

What part should I replace on 3rd door (hatch) ? It will not stay up. Maybe the struts? When i search for the part I can only find struts for the body suspension.
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Can I put a Flip Light in the boot of my car?

I have an Hyundai i30 and the light in the boot is very dim , I recently bought somthing similar to flip light I wondering if it is ok to stick it on the walls of the boot. I'm mainly concerned if ...
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Honda Accord trunk latch button won't open the trunk

The issue is regarding a Honda Accord Euro 2007 model (CL7), The button on the trunk lid won't open it anymore. The trunk can be opened using the key fob, so the electrical actuator is in working ...
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Can damp in boot cause cabin to have condensation\become damp?

Car is a 1999 honda civic vti coupe. I getting damp reappear quite quickly and am wondering if its cause im leaving it stationary/not airing enough or because I have a damp situation in the boot. If ...
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How to remove wheel from boot

Trying to remove wheel from boot but doesn't move. From pic seems to be screwed down somehow through center hole. Do I need a tool to twist this or something. How can I remove the wheel?
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Boot locking mchanism

Car boot won't shut tight won't click shut.removed top section and released spring which was stuck goes down but won't click tight.Audi 80 2.0. 92
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Weather stripping prevents automatic trunk opening

I have an automatic trunk release on my key fob. Pressing the button unlocks the trunk properly. However, the trunk lid sticks to the weather stripping and the lid rarely pops up. Pulling the trunk ...
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How to replace electric tailgate lift on Volvo XC 60 2012?

My volvo xc60 has been having issues with the trunk and the lift gate. We got the lift gate to come off with a flat head screwdriver but the "electrical" part is still connected. I'm wondering what ...
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Mazda 3 Sedan 2010 - Replacing trunk light holder

As stated in the title I am trying to figure out a way to pull out the holder from the trunk of my 2010 Mazda 3 Sedan. Adding more to the situation, the holder has melted and is now moved a bit inside,...
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Trunk release switch & connector

Im trying to figure out what you would call the connector for the trunk release button on a 2010 Pontiac G6. The actual button has 4 pins & the plug/connector only shows 3 metal contacts. There is ...
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Could you instruct a car thru the OBD port to open the trunk even if the car was turned off?

Could you instruct a car thru the OBD port to open the trunk even if the car was turned off? Can you turn the accessories on from the port then open the trunk?
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Battery is dead in my trunk and I can’t get to it [duplicate]

I got a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt and my battery is dead. The battery is in the trunk. I tried pushing the trunk release button and it doesn’t work. I don’t have a key to my trunk or I’d obviously use ...
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Water Leak 2003 Ford Focus sedan

I noticed water inside the trunk saturating the carpet & went into spare tire wheel well. This morning I discovered a puddle of water in the rear drivers side floor saturating the carpet. I ...
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Trunk lid will not open

I think something got jammed in my 2006 dodge charger trunk. The key wont open it and neither does the button. Was loading my trunk and guess I didn't notice something was in the way when I closed the ...
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Why do some cars have battery under the trunk?

My 2016 Toyota RAV4 hybrid has a strange location for the 12V battery. Usually, the battery is installed under the hood. Well, in this case, the battery is installed under the trunk. This is true ...
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Central Locking on Trunk Lock doesn't work? Manual lock works (Seat Cordoba 1.6 gasoline 2000)

I have a SEAT Cordoba 1.6 from the year 2000, gasoline engine version: I noticed that when pushing the 'LOCK' button on the (wireless) key that all doors, except the trunk door, lock. Manually ...
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Removal of tailgate trim on Peugeot 307CC

I need to work on the inner rear light cluster. How do I remove the lining from the boot lid? I'm assuming this is the way to access the lights
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How can I replace the perished seal around my rear lights on my BMW E46?

I realised today that the seal around the rear lights, where the drainage around the trunk runs over, has perished on both sides of my car. Right side is worse with a substantial gap missing. I ...
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Can't get into trunk of 2000 mercury marquis

Anyone have any ideas to get into a locked, jammed trunk of a 2000 mercury marquis? They key, the remote, and the button on the door all do not work, although a clicking sound is produced. You can't ...
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Access locked trunk of Corolla 2003

Without keys, how can one access the locked trunk of a 2003 Corolla, from the interior of the vehicle? The latches on the back seats are for child seats. I found a video for the 2007 model, but not ...
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2002 Toyota Camry LE trunk lid will not open

We've got a 2002 Toyota Camry LE, the trunk won't open. We've tried the key fob button, the release in the front of the car by the driver side seat, the Emergency pull handle inside the trunk itself ...
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Cadillac CTS How to deal with water in spare wheel compartment

I live in UK and winter season is wet to say the least - I just found a swimming pool in the back on my Cadillac in spare wheel compartment. It's not to close to the edge but not to far ether. The ...
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