TRUNK WONT OPEN WITH REMOTE

2006 Buick Regal

Tiny

ncarraway

October, 11, 2011 AT 12:59 AM

Why can I not open my car's trunk with the remote keyless fob nor with the trunk release button in the glove compartment? The key will open it. On cold mornings the trunk can not be opened with the remote keyless fog nor the trunk release button located in the glove compartment and when it is opened with the trunk's key the trunk light doesn't come on. Later in the day the remote keyless fog will open the trunk and the trunk light does come on.

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3 Answers

Tiny

Jacobandnickolas

October, 11, 2011 AT 1:47 AM

Check to see if there is power to the release mechanism in the trunk.

Tiny

ncarraway

October, 11, 2011 AT 10:11 PM

There doesn't seem to be power to the release mechanism. When the key fog is pressed the release mechanism is not activated, but later it works fine. What would prevent power to the release mechanism? Thanks.

Tiny

Jacobandnickolas

October, 12, 2011 AT 12:37 AM

Since it works sometimes, it can't be a fuse. My first guess is a bad ground to the circuit. It could also be a broken or damaged wire.

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