97 lincoln town car trunk latch won't open

Asked by Oct 19, 2016 at 05:02 PM about the 1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The motor for the trunk lid won't go down. THAT'S not thr problem. The problem is that now the latch will not open so that I can open the trunk to fix the motor. The remote and button inside the driver's door just make a click sound, and the key will not turn in the trunk lock (yes, it is the right key.)

1 Answer

I got it open via pushing the trunk button, turning the key and pounding my fist repeatedly on the trunk for about 20 minutes.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 97 lincoln town car trunk latch won't open 1 answer

    The motor for the trunk lid won't go down. THAT'S not thr problem. The problem is that now the latch will not open so that I can open the trunk to fix the motor. The remote and button inside the drive...

    1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Trunk on 1995 Town Car Won't Latch 3 answers

    My friend asked me for help with his 1995 Town Car. The trunk lid will not latch. It does not seem to be a problem with the pull down motor. The motor whirs audibly when the activator lever is presse...

    1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • i have a 2008 lincoln town car and the trunk won't close completly. 1 answer

    i have a 2008 lincoln town car and the trunk won't close completly. also, it won't open or close the trunk with the remote control however i can open and close all the other doors. can you tell me ...

    2008 Lincoln Town Car Executive

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Running problems with 97 Lincoln town car 4 answers

    I need some help, I have a 97 Lincoln town car that keeps stalling. Fuel pump, filter , relay, fuel pressure regulator have all been replaced. Fuel pressure is good , injectors good. No engine cod...

    1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 97 Lincoln Town Car Air Suspension 3 answers

    I have a 97 Lincoln Town Car and my air springs just emptied out the other day. Compressor never kicked on. So, I swapped the big fuse/relay under the hood by the battery with the one next to it ...

    1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Lincoln Town Car Questions

Lincoln Town Car Experts

#1 Tracy Hooks
Tracy Hooks
Reputation 1,570
#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,570
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 1,130
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercury Grand Marquis
30 Great Deals out of 1,835 listings starting at $2,000
Used Lincoln Continental
6 Great Deals out of 5,051 listings starting at $37,988
Used Ford Crown Victoria
16 Great Deals out of 1,221 listings starting at $1,595
Used Cadillac DeVille
4 Great Deals out of 1,627 listings starting at $1,988
Used Lincoln Navigator
103 Great Deals out of 5,837 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford F-150
2,055 Great Deals out of 207,336 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Impala
591 Great Deals out of 34,068 listings starting at $899
Used Toyota Camry
1,100 Great Deals out of 90,760 listings starting at $1,599
Used Ford Mustang
541 Great Deals out of 45,846 listings starting at $1,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.