I am able to push it all the way down, but the latch will not grab and attach. The only way to get it working again is to remove the fuse associated with that system and reseat it. The motor is in the headlining. I tried the disconnect battery thing. Remote or internal boot release button does nothing, googled but can only find other complaining about Boot won't open so not much about my situation where boot won't close.
Needless to say, the trunk will not close. We stock thousands of different Lift supports supplied from various quality manufactures that are not listed here. Any help would be good. I've noticed that when it's cold out when i open the trunk it won't close. I cant see any referral to it in the owners hand book. If I press the lock button too early, I get the alarm. I put a screwdriver in the latch hook to see if that would stop the latch.
Adjust the lock and latch until they meet up and lock together This will take some time and patience is essential. Then retry opening and closing, if it still doesnt fit just do the same again, just needs a bit of adjustment. I checked the latch release inside the car as well as in the glove box and they both appear to be in good working order. Also make sure the part the latch hooks into at the bottom of trunk is in position and hasn't come loose and got pushed down so the latch can't engage. While not a regular part of our test program, we found that the emergency interior trunk escape lever on our and can easily snap off during use, potentially leaving a trapped occupant without any way to escape.
However, this morning, it took about 5 tries to get the trunk to latch. Nov 26, 2012 if there is not a lever near the floor on the left hand side of the driver's seat, then check your glove box. The latch should pop closed. I will give them a try. Locking and unlocking the doors front door handles only , press the lock button lock, make sure to touch sensor, the door cannot be unlocked 3. We applaud Toyota for quickly addressing the problem and making the necessary fix to ensure that if someone does get trapped in a trunk, they can safely and easily escape without incident.
I'm no pro but I've installed and uninstalled a good amount of systems in my time. From reading the forum this one points to the tail gate struts. Yesterday, the battery died, so I had to jump the car. I put a screwdriver in the latch hook to see if that would stop the latch. If i am working on brother in laws Avensis. Going on holiday next week so will order new struts on my return. Open the trunk all the way and take a small screw driver and push up on the flat part of the moving latch.
Despite acknowledging the flaw, Toyota spokesman Brian Lyons said that the upcoming service campaign will specify that the mechanism broke because it was pulled in the wrong direction. Established in the early 1980s and launched in 1989, the Lexus marque soon became associated with quality, luxury and superior customer satisfaction. Works completely fine on level surface. Smart Lexus saved me from lots of embarassment So I gotta ask, how does the smart Lexus know the exact location not distance of the key, precisely weather the key in Inside or Outside of the boot, as if in pocket outside of car then they could actually be closer than in inside the boot up against the rear seat backs? My 2008 Prius had that, and a lot of other people's did too. I know Sewell Parts had it listed as a favorite back when their site was still around presumably because it's such a common occurrence. I have read that some people were not aware of the master switch in the glove box so it will be a reminder for anybody new looking in with the same problem.
I have checked the button in the Glove compartment and this is in. How annoying, has the boot been awkward to close for a while? My girlfriend has a 2013 Corolla and the trunk won't close. Usually, running the power into the trunk is the easiest part. Sounds like a gear slipping in a ratchet. I looked on this site and the best solution was to try to reset by disconnecting the battery.
At times, pressure from the tires transfers through the steering column to the ignition lock. I checked the latch release inside the car as well as in the glove box and they both appear to be in good working order. So my next course is to order some new struts unless somebody can guide me differently. When you press it, it just beeps and does nothing. Push button for top close will not work. So, for about the last year, the whole time I have owned the car, the trunk latch wouldn't close when I shut the trunk.
I have taken the latch mechanism from the top of the trunk and it will engage when I latch to the bottom, but when I put it back on the trunk it will not. It appears about 5 times and then stopped in the open position. The trunk lid alarm 'switch' is operated by the trunk latch when you open or close the lid. In the following circumstances, the entry function is disabled in order prevent, vehicle and electronic key batteries discharging, l When the entry function has not been used for 2 weeks more, l When the electronic key has been left within approximately 3 ft. It also turns on the door open beeping sound so long as the trunk lid is open. Hi Guys, hope everyone,s well! I have no issues when it's not cold out say 45+ F. On inspection it seems the cable enclosure from the body to the trunk lid is not retracting? Anything lower than that forget it.