Trunk will not close all the way

Asked by Jan 11, 2016 at 07:04 PM about the 1996 Lincoln Town Car Signature

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The trunk will not go down all the way on
my Lincoln town car! It will lock but the pull
down latch won't snug it tight! Its still up
about half an inch

2 Answers


If there are no obstructions or bent pieces in the hinge/support rod mechanism, you probably have a switch problem. There are two. One stops the release travel and one stops the draw-down travel. Replace or adjust to fix your problem.

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1994Linclon town car, my car trunk will not. Close

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