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The rear hatch on my PT Cruiser unlocks intermittently when…

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The rear hatch on...

The rear hatch on my PT Cruiser unlocks intermittently when I am driving. Or it simply won't latch properly when I shut it, so I have to slam it hard, which can't be helping in the long term. Any thoughts?

Mechanic's Assistant: Is this your first time dealing with this issue?

Yes, though it has been going on for a while. It is getting worse.

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your PT Cruiser?

2001

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

I am not terribly skilled. The problem disappeared for a while after I cleaned around the lock mechanism, but then came back.

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

Not that I can think of.

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UK Auto Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 1 year ago
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HI,

I am sorry that you have not been helped yet. I just came online and saw your question

Based upon the symptoms, the locking actuator control is faulty and needs to be replaced. Directions are attached

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UK Auto Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 1 year ago

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