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Old 11-01-2008, 01:36 PM   #1
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Rear hatch won't latch

I believe i have a variation of the problem with the rear hatch locking and not opening. But in my case, it was open and now will not latch. I have checked fuses, searched through stuff here but came up with the rear lock problem as the only solution that comes close. So is there anything i am overlooking or does the car need to go to the dealer for the recall on the hatch? Car is a 2006 LS. seca650rj
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Old 11-01-2008, 01:44 PM   #2
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Is the latch tripped to the closed position while the hatch is open? If it is, it will not lock.

Alternately, you can try activating the latch manually (I did a thread on the manual release if you do a search).
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Old 11-01-2008, 09:17 PM   #3
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Actually for whatever reason, it starting latching again. I tool it to the stealership, where of course, there are no techs in on saturday. So we went to Wally World and ppickud up a couple of bungees to hold it shut till monday, when we could get the car in. A bit of pressure from the bungee freed up whatever was stuck and it works fine now. Did see a real nice black 09 with the 3rd window delete, 5 speed and 2.4l engine. Looked real sharp.
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keep watch on it, and take it in if it does it again
let them fix their problems. (that is if u got warranty)

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