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 Post subject: Boot will not open
Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:49 am 
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Location: Redwood Park
SA, Australia

I just bought an EB XR8, and up until yesterday I could open the boot. Now the mechanism appears to be jammed. It wont release with the dash button and when I use the key, I can trrn the lock but no release. Got in the boot through the back seats and attempted to force the catch open with a screwdriver, still a no go. This is the first Falcon I have owned, so I am not too familiar with how thing work yet. ANY help would be much much appreciated
 Post subject: Re: Boot will not open
Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:18 am 
Getting Side Ways
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Power: 234 rwkw

Location: brighton
SA, Australia

climb in the boot with a torch and pull the cover panel off the inner boot. u should be able to release the latch from there
 Post subject: Re: Boot will not open
Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:22 am 
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Ride: 1993 EBll xr6, 2003 ba xt

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Location: Whyalla
SA, Australia

sorry to hijack your topic but i have a question is their any way of adding a pull cord to the boot latch like most of the new falcons have?



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