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Trunk Lid Won't Close Due to Trunk Pull Down Switch Failure on Cadillac Seville STS

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The trunk pull down switch may fail causing the trunk lid not to close completely. Our technicians tell us that the failed switch can be replaced without changing the complete pull down motor assembly.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 127,289 (35,000–214,000)
14 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
50 people reported this problem
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trunk lid latch motor continues to run after lid is closed. don't want to burn motor up, but want lid closed. If I unhook the power to it the lid will latch but wont close down. What is the solution?
Trunk will not pull all the way down, however it locks
my trunk won't close all the way I need help with this
Disconnected. Just close the trunk like a normal car.
Trunk pull down just stopped working. No fix yet.
cleaned the pull down switch insides with contact cleaner and unit works again
Trunk pull down motor kept running, so I removed the fuse (located in trunk on left side). I use the trunk now like it doesn't have this feature.
Trunk doesn't close, same exact issue as described...
Trunk lid motor does not run to close the trunk.
1999 Cadillac Limo trunk will not close all the way..
Trunk would not close due
My truck was also doing the same thing. I cleaned under the switch where it latches with brake cleaner fluid and now it works great
Trunk would close, but motor would not shut off. Disabled motor, now trunk will not tightly close. Help me please, thank you
No solution. Cadillac dealer "jerry-rigged" latch to keep trunk closed. Supposedly, part needed was no longer available? It has been fine since but automatic trunk release no longer works.
Trunk wont close. No solution yet
My trunk is popping open on it own causing my battery to die
Same thing happened. Disconnected it. Don't really need the feature.
Already tried to close the trunk but is the most normal cloSe I don't know what I can do
i found that the relay that controls this is the problem u can pull the fuse for now under rear seat
It seens when it cold,the trunk lid does not close.I put wd 40,in the locks.It happen only when the weather is cold outside.