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2009 Mercury Grand Marquis Question: My trunk will not latch normally. It requires repeated clicking of the remote.

 

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rodlee, Chester, VA, April 15, 2013, 19:00
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If I purchase a replacement trunk latch, can it be easliy installed ? Does it require any special tools? Can the connecting cables be easly reconnected?

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    goodguy April 15, 2013, 20:13
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    I would try to adjust the latch first

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    rodlee, April 16, 2013, 04:50
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    dealer's mechanic says I need a new latch cost installed @ $265.Could I replace it myself without special tools?

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    pushrod April 15, 2013, 20:29
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    Wont latch when you shut the trunk lid or wont unlatch correctly with remote? Clean and lube!

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    rodlee, April 16, 2013, 04:47
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    dealer said I need a new latch at a total cost of $265! Can I do it myself or does it require access to their computer to reprogram, etc? would it require special tools?

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    pushrod, April 16, 2013, 05:37
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    Try cleaning and spraying it good with wd-40 first, worth a shot!

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    globalhelper April 16, 2013, 06:24
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    have it done and be done with it or lube it for free 1st and see if that helps

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