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1990 Legacy Trunk Issue

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#1 PVFD1305

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 07:49 PM

Hey All,

 

My 1990 Legacy LS trunk latch is bent, and will no longer latch. Does anyone know of any where I can get a replacement, I've been looking around and cannot seem to find one.

Thanks for any help you can give.

 

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#2 grossgary

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 08:24 PM

can you bend it back?

 

check parts wanted forum here and subaruoutback.org

there's usually multiple people parting out a vehicle.

 

or  www.car-part.com



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Posted 26 March 2014 - 08:35 PM

The workings of the latch have bent ontop of each other. And cannot be bent back to fit. Also its an LS trim if that matters.



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Posted 27 March 2014 - 07:01 AM

www.car-part.com

 

I doubt you will find a "new" one anywhere - the car is too old, so used is the way to go - the trim level shouldnt matter so much for the trunk latch. 1990-1992 for sure should be compatible - possibly up to 94



#5 grossgary

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 09:21 AM

The workings of the latch have bent ontop of each other. And cannot be bent back to fit. Also its an LS trim if that matters.

 

then follow my second and third suggestions above.  i would guess 90-94 legacy are all the same.

 

you haven't said whether it's a sedan or wagon.

you need the trunk side, not the body side right?

 

there's a 1997-1998 one on ebay, i imagine you could find a used one plugging around on the internet. or call Subaru and see what the damage is.



#6 Rooster2

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 10:59 AM

Is the latch problem, the result of an accident, where things got bent?? If so, and not to be Mr. Obvious,  I would think that the body work would need to be straightened out as part of the process to fix the latch problem.

 

Best source for latch components would be a wrecking yard, IMO.



#7 Keeez510

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 06:17 PM

I am having the same issue. I have looked in local pick n pull and wreckage yards and cat seem to find a sedan only wagons. If the latch is fine do I have to replace the lock or what?





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