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The Trunk release latch on my 2006 imprezza stoped working

Customer Question

The Trunk release latch on my 2006 imprezza stoped working and now it only opens when I insert the keys from the ignition.
JA: Have you tried silicone spray or WD-40?
Customer: I have not tried that, where should I should I spray the wd-40
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: 2006 Subaru imprezza
JA: Are you fixing your Impreza yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I have tried pulling the lever slowly, and I have tried opening my trunk with my keys and then shutting it immediately and then pulling the trunk lever. I will most likely bring my vehicle to the used car dealership I bought it from
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: The trunk latch does not appear to be cracked and brokent
Submitted: 29 days ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  Gary replied 29 days ago.

Hi there,

Perhaps you have operated the release cable lockout at the catch?

It prevents access to the boot if somebody breaks a window.

There is a tiny lever near the latch.

Gary

Expert:  Gary replied 23 days ago.

Hi there,

Have you checked as I have suggested?

Kind regards

Gary

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