Q: Q: Trunk opening on own

asked by on

My trunk opens on its own.

It sounds like there is a problem with the electronic trunk release. The button may be shorting out and telling the latch to open on its own. The problem could also be that the trunk isn’t fully closing. Try pulling up on it when it’s closed. If it can still open, the latch may need adjusted or replaced. If it is the button, you can unplug it until you can find a trained technician to diagnose and repair your trunk.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Trunk opening on own

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Defrost button wont come on. Control power button doesnt work.

It seems like the defrost of the vehicle has an issue. There are several possibilities that could cause this. The control unit for the climate control system could be malfunctioning. The fuse for the rear defrost could be blown due...

Q: Car cranks over but won't start - 1994 Toyota Camry

Hi there. If the Check Engine light is illuminated, the first thing to do is to retrieve any problem codes from the engine management system (yes, it has on-board diagnostics). If there is no Check Engine light, the problem may...

Q: Lower t fited radiator aftermarket hose on 2004 ford crown vic.

The Ford special hose for the lower radiator hose on this engine is going to be the best bet to stop the leaking you are having with the aftermarket one. The aftermarket one is very common to get leaks at...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.