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: 118,251 (10,013–197,000)
16 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
91 people reported this problem
36 people shared problem details
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...
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1995 Cadillac DeVille177,000
Trunk door will latch but won't eletrically close completely...
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Caddilac trunk won't close all the way
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1994 Cadillac DeVille144,077
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
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2004 Cadillac DeVille150,000
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?
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motor not working and pulling down trunk
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pull down stopped working, difficult to latch manually, will often unlatch and release will driving.
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the pull down motor just quit working and replaCING THE SWITCH FIXED IT
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The trunk lid wont close all the way. It hasen't been fixed yet i need more info on it
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1994 Cadillac DeVille180,000
The trunk won't close.so 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.
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1994 Cadillac DeVille167,000
Trunk pull down motor not operating.trunk won't automatically close
Trunk latch won't pull trunk down all the way
Haven't yet completely diagnosed problem but experiencing same symptoms. Trunk will not automatically pull down with motor. Will shut if slammed very firmly. Still reading up on ways to test for fuses, power to unit, or how to just replace switch itself.
trunk lid won't pull down switch failure
Trunk stopped closing. Of course, it happened during a real stormy night. Cost $200 to fix at a garage.
pull down fuse is not blown. But I can not close trunk fully.
1993 Cadillac DeVille118,567
Trunk will not close all the way
The trunk is not closing fully it still opens & closes with remote but will not close fully.
1996 Cadillac DeVille110,000
Trunk has to be slammed shut because auto close feature no longer works. Usually takes a couple of times for it to lock. Its not fixed.
1997 Cadillac DeVille102,900
Not yet repaired
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