Trunk Lid May Not Latch Closed on Lincoln MKZ

The trunk lid may not latch closed, this is generally caused by the trunk latch sticking in the open position. Our technicians tell us that in most cases the trunk latch assembly will need to be replaced to correct this issue.

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Average mileage: 48,666 (33,000–68,000)
5 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, more2012
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Trunk latch stuck trunk won't close. Had same prob few yrs ago, used screw driver and broke it loose. Can't break loose this time, appt with dealer
2012 Lincoln MKZ 68,000 mi,
Will not latch
2010 Lincoln MKZ 45,000 mi,
My trunk is hard to close. It has not been reared and I have 70,000 miles
2007 Lincoln MKZ 33,000 mi,
trunk not closing