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Somehow blew a fuse. Already fixed the interior lights fuse and got that working. But now theres still an issue with the trunk. Car thinks its still open even though it's shut. Thinking it could be some other fuse or and issue with the latch. Any idea or thoughts?
 

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Strange that it would be blowing fuses. Maybe take it to get checked in case there are other electrical issues. I don't see a dedicated fuse for the trunk latch.
 

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Well I had a LED strip wired instead of the original light. I guess somehow the wires touched and it blew the fuse. Everything seems to be working now. Interior lights come on, automatic lights work. Only thing is the dash display shows the trunk being open. Tried pulling the cable the connects the latch out and putting it back on but no luck. Guessing its something inside the latch itself but not entirely sure
 

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I couldn't find any wiring diagrams that show which fuse the trunk release is connected to. Based on what I've found online it was connected to the power locks on the TL. You could check those fuses.
 

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IIf the trunk light is on and the trunk is closed and latched it sounds like something let go in the switch mechanism in the latch. First thing I would do is find the fuse for the trunk light and pull it so as not to kill the battery. See what else if anything is on that fuse so you'll know if something doesn't work when you pull the fuse. After that you can dig a little further to find the problem yourself or have a Locksmith take a look at it.
 

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Couple of thoughts here:

1. Trunk likely has a sensor/switch somewhere to indicate its not shut. I suspect this is the root problem. But haven't looked to see where it is - and if its mechanical, proxy, etc. This might be part of the latch, or perhaps on its own?
2. Trunk lights should be driven by this switch directly OR via software. So if #1 isnt working, then the light may be forced on all the time (or off all the time)

While I agree that disconnecting the LED is a good way to eliminate issues, I thinks highly unlikely its causing the 'trunk open' message. Why would a light bulb/status have anything to do with the trunk sensor.
 

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The thought was that even though the latch system has the sensor to determine if its closed then perhaps the drain on the LED strip is different on the circuit even if the light is off (LED circuit might be drawing juice) hence the circuit in the newly installed LED strip might be the issue.

You can test the latch / system by engaged the latch with the trunk open... you can "latch" it buy using a screw drive to push the mechanism closed/latched. With the trunk latched the light should be off as well as any indicator. IF works I would repeat again with the LED disconnect to be ensure.


PS If you do trigger the latch manually be sure to press the drunk release button before closing the trunk, this will open the latch again to get it ready to close and secure the trunk.
 

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Somehow blew a fuse. Already fixed the interior lights fuse and got that working. But now theres still an issue with the trunk. Car thinks its still open even though it's shut. Thinking it could be some other fuse or and issue with the latch. Any idea or thoughts?

Dude, that light made me crazy for like a year until one of my local Locksmiths told me to look for a broke wire in the trunk loop( the one that goes from the car to the trunk lid) I had 4 broken wires! Light Gone
 

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Somehow blew a fuse. Already fixed the interior lights fuse and got that working. But now theres still an issue with the trunk. Car thinks its still open even though it's shut. Thinking it could be some other fuse or and issue with the latch. Any idea or thoughts?
I just did th exact same thing. I was replacing the Bulb with an LED and I blew the fuse. Now the trunk open indicator wont go off. Anyone know what it could be?
 
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