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I just recently purchased...

I just recently purchased hey Audi A8L with 47,000 miles and discovered that the trunk Will not fully open from the drivers door or the trob without physical assistance. How can this be resolved?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tried silicone spray or WD-40?

No I haven't where exactly should I apply it because it's my understanding now that this was a manufacturer's defect when the car was made

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Audi?

2006

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

No I have a mechanic but I am sure I could apply some silicone spray if I knew exactly where to apply it

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Audi
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There are 2 types of hinge set up . are the trunk hinges aluminum or are they pained the same color of the car

thanks

Wolfgang

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