You have very interesting post which I have learned from. Neither the trunk nor the fuel door release actuators will open electrically when you push the buttons. For example for the fuel door and storage compartment to open via compartment switches some enable critical has to in place for that function to take place. If the pull down actuator striker is all the way extended, i. Unplug the switch and connect an ohm meter across the switch termanals. I'm guessing you are considering keeping this beauty.
I was hoping a new latch and just using the key was a cheap fix? To be fair, always remember it is possible a mechanic may have to exceed the estimate due to reasonable unforeseen difficulties. Reread the circuit description to see what criteria has to be met and see if all other function is communicating. It happened the second time I shut the trunk. It the travels down tightening the trunk-lid into place. I'd need to be there with a Volt-Ohm Meter perhaps we could dialog. Sometimes the lower switch becomes stuck in the wrong position. The full open motion at the end of the open cycle.
I didn't even have to buy a part. Get a diagram layout of your vehicles theft system and disconnect the entire theft system. Please forgive me, I guess I don't really understand the best course of action. Should push the contacts to reverse polarity. The sytem simply needs to be diagnosed.
My alarm isn't an issue, as is the factory fuel shutoff. Having things in writing and having good communication about costs, parts and what will be done prevent many misunderstandings or hard feelings. I don't mean to sound like this is going to sound, but it's evident from other issues he's not too up on Caddy repairs. The trunk pull down switch is bad. No need for that since you reported the upper switch is broken. One thing that contributes to switch failure is water in the trunk from a leak, but that is not always the case.
If the battery is good u should be able to turn on the headlights and they will be bright even if u try to crank. No one should ever balk at this. The serial data line is only used to communicate between modules. When I tried it, it worked perfectly. Take your car to a nearby business that tests your battery and charging system for free, around here Shucks and Les Schwab do that kind of thing. The switch is serviceable, it is the wide black paddle on the pull down actuator. I have had key fobs that didn't work due to bad batteries over time.
The Class 2 data bus is toggled from 0 to 7 volts. . Unplug the switch and short the contacts in the wire harness together using a paper clip or piece of wire and if the motor runs, you've confirmed the upper switch is bad. I feel like you did a horrible job of actually reading what I postedI thought your diagnosis was very good. If you pay your mechanic to disassemble the motor assembly and mess around with it for an hour or two that would cost more than just replacing the switch.
The switch can be changed in 5 minutes - it is held in place with two screws and has one electrical connector. If you know your Year Make Model, put it in the selector so that we can guide you to a product that fits your vehicle. Are you saying that is not the case? Some of the stuff on modern cars is a pain. Do you have a volt meter so I can help you through the diagnosis? Aftermarket, run straight off the battery. It is the trunk latch contacts.
Then I run into a guy in a parking lot driving a beautiful 93 deville!! It costs nothing and they can usually get you a diagnosis. If yes shoulf be 12. If you've got an electric motor pull-down type of trunk lid, the problem is near the latch mechanism. Since 1918, Dorman Products has supplied the automotive aftermarket with high-quality replacement parts, hardware and fasteners. The relay is not grounded by the data line. The most common causes are bad switches on the latch assembly there are switches on both the body part of the latch and the trunk-lid part of the latch or broken wires inside the wiring harness that connects the body with the trunk lid.
For more information go to. Have a gander at my diagram and tell me what you think. When you say replace the switch do you mean the whole trunk assist motor? Looking at it, it's very clear the upper latch is broken. Now simply lock and unlock the driver's door by the key. I may want to think about it. These reviews are from anyone who purchased those parts, in this case a Trunk Lid Pull Down Motor, so you can feel confident that you know what you are buying.