Automatic trunk lid to manual on 1992 Buick Park Avenue

My trunk lid won't shut and don't want to spend the money to replace the automatic part. Is there a way to make the trunk a non-automatic and open the trunk with a key?

by in Broomall, PA on June 22, 2010
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1 answer 3 comments
ANSWER by , June 22, 2010
I've experienced the same problem, TODAY!! My car had not been driven for about 2 weeks. IT started fine, I opened the trunk, but it will not automatically pull it closed after the initial latching. WHat do I do to close it all the way? HELP PLEASE!!
COMMENT by , June 22, 2010
I don't have a real good answer for you but that has happened to me. I would drive it for a few days and darned if I didn't find the lid closed all the way. Then I had someone disconnect the automatic mechanism but now it won't shut manually. I have people all thet time telling me my trunk is open.
COMMENT by , August 08, 2010
I'm having the same problem. Could you clarify what you mean when you said the trunk won't shut manually? I don't want automatic anything. I just want the trunk to shut when I close it manually. I'm also going to try to disconnect the automatic mechanism, but from what you've state, it sounds like that won't resolve the issue. Advice is appreciated.
COMMENT by , October 16, 2010
i had the same problem a year ago... dissconnect the power plug for the mechanism.. you will have to fiddle with it to get it to latch closed at the right hight..then just close the trunk..