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Old 08-09-2015, 10:31 PM   #1
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Default 1999 Park Avenue trunk opens randomly

This is a real problem, since I have tools in trunk. I'll have the neighbors call, or just go out and find, my trunk open.

I'd be very happy to just disable the fob trunk release. It'* too dangerous to have the trunk open anywhere, anytime.

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Pull the battery from the FOB to eliminate the FOB as a suspect first.
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I would also consider that the latch may need a little adjustment and is not really latched secure. Vibration while driving may then let it work free and gradually lift, perhaps aided by wind currents while parked. I have also occasionally found that fob buttons were being depressed by other keys or coins while in my pocket and unlocking doors.

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Pull the battery from the FOB to eliminate the FOB as a suspect first.
Excellent idea. I've found that when the battery begins to die in fobs for Chrysler vehicles, the fob will send a signal to the vehicle to lower the windows and unlock the doors. Newer Nissans will pop the trunk and unlock the doors. Newer Hyundai'* will pop the trunk and beep the horn.

Maybe GM has incorporated some type of feature into thier system as well.
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Just disable the latch in the truck..pull the electrical connector or move the on/off switch to off(if it has one).....
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