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2002 Cadillac Denville Tree fell on trunk. Replaced devil

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2002 Cadillac Denville
Tree fell on trunk.
Replaced devil is.
No shorted damaged wires obvious.
Spliced 8 wires at trunk.
Trunk lid does not latch shut but I have latch closed.
Reverse lights do not come on,
License plate lights do not come on when they r supposed to. Meaning if I don't close deck lid latch then they stay on even with car off.
Third brake light is dim but works, and seems brighter when bench tested. Full voltage is present In Vehicle at third brake light. All fuses,ECT seem fine.
Suspect grounding issue but need expert assistance
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Cadillac
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Ac was working good but just stopped cooling. Not sure if it is related
Service electrical,system came on.
Traction control light come,on sometimes and cruise works intermittently
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
There are no dtcs
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I replaced entire deck lid from another vehicle
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I reversed two black wires. Apparently one was ground the other was,not.
It fixed all the issues I mentioned
Ac doesn't come on so I could still usehelp. It worked fine last week
Expert:  eric remington replied 4 months ago.

f​irst thing is ck every fuse every fuse in car...all fuse boxes all fuse boxes with test lite test lite maybe meter but test lite works best..possible something happened while working sometimes fuses share circuits that you wouldn't think that would be associated...did ac fail at same time?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I am simply trying to cancel this thing as I have been trying g to do before I was,answered.