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

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: 116,140 (10,013–200,000)
16 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 177,000 mi,
Trunk door will latch but won't eletrically close completely...
2004 Cadillac DeVille 66,000 mi,
TRUNK MOTOR QUIT ON MY 2004 ELDORADO..I just ajusted the worm on the motor all the way down to closed position.. Works fine..close like a manual trunk...
1997 Cadillac DeVille 86,000 mi,
Caddilac trunk won't close all the way
Trunk closes but not all the way n eletric trunk close isnt working
motor not working and pulling down trunk
1994 Cadillac DeVille 144,077 mi,
after thinking it was the motor and replacing it, i still had the problem. the checked the power, the only thing left seemed to be the switch
my trunk auto close just stopped working. I changed the fuse and it still doesn't work/ pull it down and close all the way. Please help. Even just to get it to close or become manual closing. Thanks. Joe.
The trunk lid wont close all the way. It hasen't been fixed yet i need more info on it
pull down stopped working, difficult to latch manually, will often unlatch and release will driving.
2001 Cadillac DeVille 150,000 mi,
Trunk lid latch wont lock when closing trunking lid. latch fails to lock in place.
2004 Cadillac DeVille 150,000 mi,
Trunk will not release from trunk release button along with the gas door release. No lights work for map or dome purposes and no interior door lights or interior lighting is working. Fuses are GOOD?
1998 Cadillac DeVille 97,100 mi,
the pull down motor just quit working and replaCING THE SWITCH FIXED IT
1994 Cadillac DeVille 82,000 mi,
trunk lid won't pull down, I changed the pull down switch still nothing. motor runs fine.
1993 Cadillac DeVille 59,400 mi,
Trunk motor will not work to close trunk. Who designed this idiotic contraption?
1994 Cadillac DeVille 94,269 mi,
Trunk lid switch need to be replaced
1994 Cadillac DeVille 180,000 mi,
The trunk won't I went to the junk yard,and all I found was a 4 wire lines,but the 94,has only 3,I installed it,but it drain the battery.
1995 Cadillac DeVille 115,081 mi,
the trunk opens electronically, but does not shut. i currently have the trunk duct taped b/c i am desperate. i went to 2 shops and they both said that they had no idea how to fix the problem. help!
The trunk will not let down because the pull switch won't pull it down
1990 Cadillac DeVille 120,000 mi,
Motor continues to sound and i have to push down on lid to stop motor