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Volvo S80: 2001 Volvo S80. Unlocked trunk with remote. Can

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2001 Volvo S80. Unlocked trunk with remote. Can close trunk lid but it will not latch. Is this a mechanical problem with the latch or an electrical problem that supplies the latch? DIY repair or dealer required?

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Edward Clayton :

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Edward Clayton :

First, do you see where the latch closes against the striker?

Edward Clayton :

Take the hook from the latch and close it manual, as it would if the trunk was closed. Does the latch hold ? or is the latch definitely defective? Trying to determine if it's out of adjustment or if the latch is definitely bad.

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