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

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.

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Average mileage: 123,954 (35,000–205,000)
14 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
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1995 Cadillac Seville STS 125,000 mi,
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
1992 Cadillac Seville STS 35,000 mi,
Disconnected. Just close the trunk like a normal car.
1997 Cadillac Seville STS 205,000 mi,
Trunk pull down just stopped working. No fix yet.
1995 Cadillac Seville STS 118,000 mi,
cleaned the pull down switch insides with contact cleaner and unit works again
1995 Cadillac Seville STS 194,555 mi,
my trunk won't close all the way I need help with this
1999 Cadillac Seville STS 76,000 mi,
1999 Cadillac Limo trunk will not close all the way..
1997 Cadillac Seville STS 188,000 mi,
Trunk lid motor does not run to close the trunk.
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
1997 Cadillac Seville STS 115,000 mi,
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.
1996 Cadillac Seville STS 140,000 mi,
Trunk wont close. No solution yet
1999 Cadillac Seville STS 150,000 mi,
My trunk is popping open on it own causing my battery to die
1997 Cadillac Seville STS 120,000 mi,
Trunk doesn't close, same exact issue as described...
Same thing happened. Disconnected it. Don't really need the feature.
1996 Cadillac Seville STS 130,000 mi,
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
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.
1994 Cadillac Seville STS 177,776 mi,
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.
1993 Cadillac Seville STS 145,835 mi,
THe trunk wouldnt pull shut anymore at all, so we just slam it shut and try not to open it