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1999 Volvo V70 Question: The rear latch on my 1999 v70r awd wagon locks but the warning light remains on

 

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Visitor, 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo, Atwater, CA, May 30, 2011, 20:26

How do I fix the rear latch on 1999 r70v awd wagon. The latch locks ok but the warning light remains on

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    Visitor, June 02, 2011, 14:29

    The most likely cause for this is a faulty micro switch in the latch assembly. But note that the switch grounds thru the 2 lower defrost grids of the rear window (this sets off the alarm if the rear glass breaks).

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