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2002 Volvo S40 Trunk wont open after battery change?

Post by mountaincarjunkie » Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:28 pm

Title. After I changed the battery the trunk wont open with the key or the faab. Any ides? The glove box isnt locked.

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Re: 2002 Volvo S40 Trunk wont open after battery change?

Post by alschnertz » Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:38 pm

The car battery or the fob battery?
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Re: 2002 Volvo S40 Trunk wont open after battery change?

Post by mountaincarjunkie » Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:20 pm

alschnertz wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:38 pm
The car battery or the fob battery?
The car battery.

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Re: 2002 Volvo S40 Trunk wont open after battery change?

Post by alschnertz » Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:52 am

The key doesn't actually open the trunk on my '01.
All the key does is manually enable or disable the push button latch.

As for why your fob isn't working, maybe it's coincidental. Maybe it'd be worth changing the fob battery.
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Re: 2002 Volvo S40 Trunk wont open after battery change?

Post by mountaincarjunkie » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:17 pm

alschnertz wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:52 am
The key doesn't actually open the trunk on my '01.
All the key does is manually enable or disable the push button latch.

As for why your fob isn't working, maybe it's coincidental. Maybe it'd be worth changing the fob battery.
The key fob works with everything else. I'm assuming maybe the trunk switch or latch isn't working? When I use the fob I can hear the mechanism working just nothing happening.

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Re: 2002 Volvo S40 Trunk wont open after battery change?

Post by alschnertz » Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:59 pm

If you can hear the actuator cycling, maybe all that's wrong is a linkage fell off.
And if the actuator is cycling, I'd also think that the problem should be pretty obvious.
Pull the interior panel and have a look. You'll probably have to fold the rear seats and access it that way.
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