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2002 volkswagen jetta trunk latch wont lock. it is operates

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2002 volkswagen jetta trunk latch won't lock. it is operates by a button on the door . the key button on the bottom of the door clicks . the mechanism on the trunk lid wont close
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 6 years ago.
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This issue is very common the trunk latch is faulty , the spring inside the latch has came apart internally . You will need to replace the latch to take care of the issue . The latches are usually stocked at your local dealer they are about $85. I hope this helps.

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Edited by vwtech0405 on 10/16/2010 at 1:22 PM EST
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