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THe trunk is not closed all the way and the doors do not seal shut

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the power close feature in my 2004 s55 is not working. THe trunk is not closed all the way and the doors do not seal shut. What is the possible problem??
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Ted G. replied 9 years ago.
There is a vacuum pump that performs that function. It has several relays and control functions that need to be right before it operates. It would be best to take it to a dealer or Merc specialty shop that can properly diagnose it, that pump is quite expensive and should not be replaced unless necessary.