Trunk Will Not Latch Closed on Ford Fusion

The electric trunk latch solenoid can get stuck in the open position making it so the trunk will not latch closed. The diagnosing technician should verify correct electrical connection at the solenoid and check for correct cable routing. The trunk latch most commonly will need to be replaced.

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Average mileage: 90,063 (50,000–144,000)
8 model years affected: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, more2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
20 people reported this problem
9 people shared problem details
My truck does close but the computer indicates that its still open.
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2006 Ford Fusion144,000
Trunk makes terrible noise when using interior button or remote to open it, will then need to be slammed repeatedly in order to get it to latch. Once closed to dash still says it is open. Replaced latch assembly, dash still states trunk is open....
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same problem as the others. trunk has trouble latching. and when it does, the dome light stays on and the information screen reads trunk ajar.
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2006 Ford Fusion70,000
I played around with the trunk release button and got it to work.
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2013 Ford Fusion50,000
Trunk latch will just open randomly, most recently while going down the highway!!!
Trunk Will Not Latch Closed
Check engine light goes on. Had it checked the code was for a faulty gas cap. This model does not have a gas cap! Also the seatbelt light is on.
2006 Ford Fusion100,570
My trunk will not latch.
The trunk is hard to close, I need help
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