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Ford fiesta Black 2003 Boot Release problems

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Just picked up a cheap fiesta black 1388cc on a 2003

The boot is not unlocking off the keybutton  or the front button, works fine manually

Dropper the cover off

Has two manual rods, one (red) goes to the key release and the green is not connected.

is this normal

Cover had been opened before as a screw was missing


any suggestions welcome



thanks in advance 

















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Hi Chris,the cable with the green end should be connected to the motor,solenoid.This is when you press on the key fob the tailgate should open.

It looks like someone has already removed the motor,solenoid.They are about £15 on ebay.

I already removed the old motor,solenoid & installed the one i bought from ebay.It was`nt new or great but after a few alterations finally worked.

I think if you are taking a chance buying a used one,only reason i say that is of the expeience i had.Ok buy not much power.

I also sprayed a little wd40 into the tailgate catch,also postioned the lower part that the catch went down onto,making the tailgate open.

It only takes a few minutes fixing the motor,solenoid,as i did it myself.Hope this helps.

Cheers again,Nick.

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