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My trunk lid will not latch and my Chevy dealer said I need a new relay (I'm thinking it is called an actuator). Problem is he says Chevy does not make this part any longer and he is unable to find one ANWHERE in the U.S.
Part # is 1579 4453.
Does anyone know where I might find this part?
Thank you.
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My trunk lid will not latch and my Chevy dealer said I need a new relay (I'm thinking it is called an actuator). Problem is he says Chevy does not make this part any longer and he is unable to find one ANWHERE in the U.S.
Part # is 1579 4453.
Does anyone know where I might find this part?
Thank you.
2006 Aqua Blur owner
Try pulling the relay in the underhood fuse box that operates the release. It may allow you to close the lid and have it latch. If this is the case, you may have the emergency release cable (that is connected to the glow-in-the-dark handle on the left side of the bed) bound or stuck in the pulled position. This will hold the actuator in the release position.

You may also have an actuator that is physically stuck in the extended position, holding the cables in a way that prevents the latches from closing.......

Regards,

MIke
 

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Thank you! Still hoping to find an OEM somewhere....
If you are thinking of a NEW OEM, probably impossible! A used OEM will be as old as yours and may only last a few months. If its not something simple like the relay or kinked Emergency Release cable, and, in fact needs replacing, -----Consider going to "Tools" in the red banner, click on "User CP" go to "Your Profile" then click "Edit Your Details". Then, whenever you "post" something, it will show in the left column under your name, like the rest of us, and we will know where you are and what you drive, and someone close by might be able to help out.


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The one they are showing on eBay IS a V/W Actuator not the SSR OEM and it works fine!!

Connector has different Cover for pins.

Opening "push" arm has different attachment than SSR OEM, just slides off and slide on, works fine!!

V/W actuator on eBay was about $20. bucks

It is on SSR How to Library: https://onedrive.live.com/?id=3EF39D9F5ADCE5E5!853&cid=3EF39D9F5ADCE5E5

Look up BED RELEASE ACUATOR Part# too.

Hope this helps.

Dicktator

1. OEM release slides off shaft with rubber boot.
2. Two Pin connection, left SSR OEM, right V/W
3. End release attachments that "pushes" Bed Release Arm. Left/White SSR OEM, right/Black V/W
4. Wire connections.
5. Actuator mounted in Bed Release Module.
 

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