Date: Sun, 09 Feb 2003 05:16:01 -0500
From: itten <>
Subject: Re: Trunk lock problem

[[ This message was both posted and mailed: see the "To," "Cc," and "Newsgroups" headers for details. ]] My original post failed to mention that I have the convertible. I liked the way I could set the lock to open with or without a key. In article <b1nsbq$6fr$1$>, tCowjww <> wrote: > "itten" <> wrote in message > > > The trunk on my '94 900 used to have a three position option when > > removing the key. I used to be able to leave the trunk so that it > > would open without a key. Now, the trunk opens when the inserted key > > is rotated to the 2 o'clock position, and that's it. I took it to a > > locksmith and after looking at the manual, he said the lock is > > functioning properly. I know for a fact that I had different locking > > options before and the lock is not working properly. Who's right? > > My 900's trunk lock works only by rotating the key to the 2 o'clock > position. As far as I know, there has never been the facility to open the > trunk without a key (except from the electric release button on the driver's > door). If you were to leave your lock in the third position, enabling you > to open the trunk without a key, what operation did you perform to actually > open the tailgate? I can't see a release button or handle on mine.... > > Tim (UK '96 900S 2.3i)

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