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My trunk won't open or opens way to slow, it does release…

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My trunk won't open...

My trunk won't open or opens way to slow, it does release the latch

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

No

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

2008 pontiac solstice

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

I havent tried anything yet because I dont know if I should tighten something or what I am fixing it myself

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

When I hit the trunk button, the latch releases but if I'm not lifting up on the trunk it wont release the trunk and if it does release it just stays right above the latch but wont open all the way like it used to

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Pontiac
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The lift struts being old and worn out would be to blame for the trunk lid not raising up

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Hello, Chris here again,

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