GM Cadillac Deville_Fleetwood_ELD_Seville 1990-1998

Trunk Lid

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Trunk lid-1990-91 Deville and Fleetwood



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Fig. Trunk lid-1992-93 Deville and Fleetwood



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Fig. Trunk lid-1990-91 Eldorado and Seville



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Fig. Trunk lid-1992-98 Eldorado and Seville

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Detach the electric lock release solenoid connector.
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  5. If equipped, detach the trunk lid courtesy light connector.
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  7. If equipped, detach the connector from the lock cylinder.
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  9. Tie a string to the wiring harness and pull the harness out of the trunk lid, leaving the string completely through the lid and hanging out.
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  11. Scribe the locations of the hinges on the trunk lid so the trunk lid can be reinstalled in the same position.
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  13. Support the trunk lid with the aid of an assistant.
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  15. Remove the trunk lid mounting bolts, then remove the trunk lid from the vehicle with the aid of an assistant.
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To install:

  1. With the aid of an assistant, position the trunk lid on the hinges, aligning the scribe marks that were made during the removal procedure.
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  3. Install the trunk lid mounting bolts.
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  5. Pull the wiring harness through the trunk lid using the string, then remove the string from the wiring harness.
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  7. Attach the necessary electrical connectors and connect the negative battery cable.
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  9. Check the trunk lid alignment and adjust, if necessary.
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ALIGNMENT



  1. Loosen the trunk lid mounting bolts and move the trunk lid, as necessary.
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  3. When the trunk lid is properly positioned within the body opening, tighten the mounting bolts.
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  5. To adjust the up and down alignment at the rear corners, turn the rubber bumpers to raise or lower the trunk lid.
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