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After reading through and interesting thread on the V8 list I though I would ask the question, there have been many reports that over a long period of time, the trunk lock, which is usually not used (I almost never use mine) freezes, and the key will work everwhere in the car except the manual trunk release. I wonder if this is just a Gen III problem, or maybe just a V8SHO problem? I think it would be neat to see the proportions, does it work on your car?
 

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It works in the 98 which lacks keyless entry so it is either use the key or the little button in the car. On the 99 which has the keyless and therefore the key is used less, I was still able to open it with the key
 

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Mine is messed up. The button in the car works fine, but not using the key manually. If I bang the spot right above the lock with my fist though sometimes it will work.
 

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i dont think ive ever used it on the 99 since its on the remote. i usually use the key on the 95, since i dont have a botton on my alarm remote. it was another $50 and my dad didnt think we needed it
 

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I always thought i had the wrong key or the trunk was replaced prior to me owning it...now I'm curious...
 

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I'm always running the battery down on my remote, so I get to try the trunk several times per year. I can't resist the compulsion to start pressing the unlock button from half way accross the parking lot
 

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When I had to manually un-lock the Explorer once when the remote died, I found the lock "frozen" up from un-use. I had to turn that key REALLY hard to get it to open. Stupid me for forgetting to keep some graphite with me...
 

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should my '96 LX have a seperate trunk key? If it does the dealer didnt have one....*grumble
 
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Originally posted by 2FST4U2C@Apr 10 2004, 01:51 PM
It works in the 98 which lacks keyless entry so it is either use the key or the little button in the car. On the 99 which has the keyless and therefore the key is used less, I was still able to open it with the key
My taurus is a 98 and its got Keyless entry
 

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Originally posted by idriveataurus+Apr 12 2004, 09:37 PM-->QUOTE (idriveataurus @ Apr 12 2004, 09:37 PM)
<!--QuoteBegin-2FST4U2C
@Apr 10 2004, 01:51 PM
It works in the 98 which lacks keyless entry so it is either use the key or the little button in the car. On the 99 which has the keyless and therefore the key is used less, I was still able to open it with the key
My taurus is a 98 and its got Keyless entry [/b]
well our 98 was an ex fleet car, it may or may not have the hardware for rke but we never recieved a remote when we got the car at 20000miles.
 
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