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2001 ford taurus both the electric trunk latch and trunk

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2001 ford taurus both the electric trunk latch and trunk light stoped at the same time
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Don replied 7 years ago.

Hi my name is XXXXX XXXXX first thing we need to check is the fuse the same fuse controls both. it is F226 in the interior fuse panel ( 10 amp) the fuse panel is under the dash on the drivers side

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
cant find 226 checked #26 its ok
Expert:  Don replied 7 years ago.
did you look under the hood or under the dash
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

just to the left of steering colum

Expert:  Don replied 7 years ago.
ok if the fuse is ok the solenoid in the truck has gone bad and will have to be replaced
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
just checked i have power to both electrical connecters where is solenoid located
Expert:  Don replied 7 years ago.

it is part of the latch on the trunk lid. also check the bulb in the trunk

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Edited by Don on 7/7/2010 at 3:48 PM EST
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
parts on order hope this fixes it i use it everyday thanks Don