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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-04-2019, 07:27 PM Thread Starter
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trunk won't open, car won't start

1989 Alfa Romeo Spider. I cannot get the latch to open the trunk. I have read that you can start from the engine, how is that done? Other solutions? I have looked.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-06-2019, 10:48 AM
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There has to be a reason why the latch won't open the trunk, normally the cable slips a bit in either the lever or the lock.

Tip the seats forward, remove the rear trim panel to gain access to the cable. Remove the handle and using a pair of pliers try to pull the cable manually.

Let us know what happens


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