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Old 05-21-2013, 11:12 AM   #1
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I have a ghost in my trunk

Seriously starting to piss me off, I will come out and see my trunk popped open for no apparent reason at all, i havent pushed the button, this happened moderately when I first got the camaro in 2009 but now it is almost daily. I am a cop and sometimes I transport firearms in my trunk so i really need to know what the deal is with this, is the solenoid going out or maybe the fob?
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Old 05-21-2013, 11:23 AM   #2
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It's a standard feature, happens to me all the time.
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Old 05-21-2013, 11:31 AM   #3
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Old 05-21-2013, 11:37 AM   #4
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You're probably pushing the trunk button by accident when the fob is in your pocket.
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Old 05-21-2013, 11:43 AM   #5
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You're probably pushing the trunk button by accident when the fob is in your pocket.
That or Shunt is trying to escape Sorry i couldn't resist the people that have been on C5 for a while will understand the joke.

But in all honestly this always happened to me. I would leave my keys in my pocket when I started walking around i would hit the trunk release and my trunk would be open for no reason. Hasn't happened to me in a while though.
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Old 05-21-2013, 11:46 AM   #6
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Always happens to me too. Ill come outside and its popped open. I think its the sensitive button on the fob. I noticed a few times working on my truck that if my Camaro keys are in my pocket it will set off the alarm or pop the trunk of the Camaro
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Old 05-21-2013, 12:00 PM   #7
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Happens on my Equinox all the F'n time. My dealership didn't seem at all concerned.
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Old 05-21-2013, 12:28 PM   #8
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I had that too at times.
I'm sure I might have done it 2 out of the 12 or so times I've noticed it in 18 months.
Since I chopped off the escape mechanism (I'm in the UK) it's not happened :-O
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Old 05-21-2013, 01:06 PM   #9
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This might help. It's a relay that requires you push the trunk release button twice to open the trunk

http://www.pfyc.com/CA2033.html
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Old 05-21-2013, 01:08 PM   #10
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This might help. It's a relay that requires you push the trunk release button twice to open the trunk

http://www.pfyc.com/CA2033.html
Thanks! Im going to try that.
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Old 05-21-2013, 01:15 PM   #11
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Old 05-21-2013, 01:58 PM   #12
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This might help. It's a relay that requires you push the trunk release button twice to open the trunk

http://www.pfyc.com/CA2033.html
I need one of these for my equinox! Nice find!
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:13 PM   #13
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Seriously starting to piss me off, I will come out and see my trunk popped open for no apparent reason at all, i havent pushed the button, this happened moderately when I first got the camaro in 2009 but now it is almost daily. I am a cop and sometimes I transport firearms in my trunk so i really need to know what the deal is with this, is the solenoid going out or maybe the fob?
Hello 2010CamaroOutlaw,

Sorry you seem to keep having this issue with your trunk. I would like to investigate this situation further for you. If you could, please private message me your VIN and current vehicle mileage? I will then look into this for you.

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Old 05-21-2013, 03:42 PM   #14
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Hello 2010CamaroOutlaw,

Sorry you seem to keep having this issue with your trunk. I would like to investigate this situation further for you. If you could, please private message me your VIN and current vehicle mileage? I will then look into this for you.

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Reggie - I can promise you there's nothing wrong with his trunk. It's just a faulty design with the fob (more common issue with us M6 guys as we have a large "trunk" button than the automatic fob as they have the "auto start" button).
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Reggie - I can promise you there's nothing wrong with his trunk. It's just a faulty design with the fob (more common issue with us M6 guys as we have a large "trunk" button than the automatic fob as they have the "auto start" button).
Hi The Stig,

That could possibly be the case, you make a valid point. I just wanted to make that suggestion as well especially seeing as though he may be transporting some items of a sensitive nature. We would just want to be sure.

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Old 05-22-2013, 04:49 PM   #16
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You're probably pushing the trunk button by accident when the fob is in your pocket.
Maybe a few times sure but ive gone out to my garage with my keys in hand after they had been sitting on my table all night i will get in and turn it on and the trunk open warning will be on. There is no way i would have hit it on those occassions.
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Old 05-24-2013, 02:11 PM   #17
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Glad I'm not the only one with this happening! Just ordered the X2 relay to try to combat this. Thanks!
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Old 05-24-2013, 02:15 PM   #18
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Reggie B, that sounds like good research :-)
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Old 05-25-2013, 07:01 AM   #19
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Hey, the optional trunk monkey has to get out to pee!



Gotta love that trunk monkey; so versatile!

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Old 05-25-2013, 07:14 AM   #20
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Forgot all about the trunk monkey, thanks for posting

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Gotta love that trunk monkey; so versatile!

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Old 05-25-2013, 10:32 PM   #21
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You're probably pushing the trunk button by accident when the fob is in your pocket.
I've heard of butt dial but this is rediculous
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Old 05-27-2013, 04:06 AM   #22
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Mine does the same thing occasionally. My keys reside in the same section of my purse every day so I know it's not solely related to a pocket issue...
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Old 09-22-2013, 11:12 AM   #23
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And I thought I was the only one this happened to.
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