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2005 lexus 430 trunk will not stay locked down. Pops back

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2005 lexus 430 trunk will not stay locked down. Pops back up
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: The trunk lid mech pulls the trunk down to lock but a few seconds later it released like you hit the release button
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Lexus
Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

good afternoon my name is ***** ***** I will assist

has there been any rear end damage to the car???

Roy

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
The trunk mechanism pulls it down two seconds later it opens closes opens again and then stays open. I've purchased a used part to see if it would be any better and it does the same thing.
Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

did you adjust it so it was tight fitting with the body???

Roy

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No I didnt. Is there a height adjustment
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
When closed sits a little below fender
Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

yes, either the mounting area for the laych is slotted or thepiece on the trunk is slotted to adjust how tight it closes

Roy

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I looked at 5he bottom and did not see a height adj. I will check mech to see. Don't remember seeing a slot
Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

it is on the piece you replaced and the part it attaches to on the trunk

Roy

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I will check it shortly
Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

ok

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