Q: How can I rig my trunk to close until I can see a mechanic tomorrow...it has a u shape in the latch and won't stay closed

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Trunk won't latch and I need to know a way to hold it down until I get home tonight.

My car has 177000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. We really don’t offer advice on "rigging" components on a vehicle. However, this video may help you.

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