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Experience:  17 years experience as a auto mechanic, foreign and domestic.5 years running my own repair business.
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i have a mitsubishi lancer sportback and when locking and unlocking

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i have a mitsubishi lancer sportback and when locking and unlocking with the remote alls fine, but when i go to open the boot /trunk it wont open, it will open if i crawl inside and do it manually. any suggestions
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Greg replied 3 years ago.
Name is Greg, My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have gotten anything less, please reply back,

Can you open the rear boot with the the electrical switch in the car .

Rgds Greg
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No Greg there is no electrical switch in the car, i can open the boot by manually crawling into the back and removing a small panel that allows me to operate a lever.

Expert:  Greg replied 3 years ago.
Hi Laurence .

Can you hear a click in the boot when you press the remote .

Greg
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

no. trying the boot it still feels locked

Expert:  Greg replied 3 years ago.
Hi .

Open the boot and where the latch fits in is an actuator motor that opens the
boot check that this is still connected to the wiring .
Then activate rthe remote and see if you can hear a click ,

Greg
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Sorry Greg, on night shift will try your suggestions tomorrow.

Expert:  Greg replied 3 years ago.
Hi Laurence no problem ,let me know when you get round to it .

Rgds Greg

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