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Any suggestions?
Just got the car 2 days ago - drove it to work today and now I can't lock it because there is an error message saying the hood is unlocked.
I have opened and closed it several times but it still says its open
Thanks!!
 

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Had the same issue yesterday after work. Tried multiple times with varying levels of force but could hear the right side of the hood barely pop up with a small click after every attempt. Drove home with the dash showing "hood open" warning. Couldn't lock the car when I got home so called my sales person, he said to really slam the hood. I expressed my displeasure at having to do that in a $90K car as if it were a 20 year old truck but slammed it down really really hard anyway and the warning light went away. I went to the dealer this morning for an unrelated issue and the tech told me that it was a micro-switch that needs to be replaced (apparently it's a common Jaguar issue). He has ordered it, will let y'all know if that fixes this hood slamming nonsense.
 

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Interesting, have never heard of any such issues on the European models. My "frunk" closes with very little effort and always has.
 

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I had a similar issue, but in certain light I noticed that the hood in the center was slightly raised over the sides. I took it to the dealer and 1,2,3 they adjusted the rubber bump stoppers and all fixed.
 

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Just to close the loop on this - my dealer replaced a micro-switch/sensor and the frunk open warning light now works fine. Although it still takes a bit more effort to close the frunk properly than I would like.
 

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Have to shut mine pretty hard to get the closed indication.
Popped the frunck for first time in ages today. Same issue - could not lock car. Saw this recommendation and slammed it hard. Locked fine.
Touchy British cars. Sometimes they need a little encouragement.
 

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Popped the frunck for first time in ages today. Same issue - could not lock car. Saw this recommendation and slammed it hard. Locked fine.
Touchy British cars. Sometimes they need a little encouragement.
You can adjust the little bumpers down a bit and you won't need to slam the hood quite so hard next time.
 

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Popped the frunck for first time in ages today. Same issue - could not lock car. Saw this recommendation and slammed it hard. Locked fine.
Touchy British cars. Sometimes they need a little encouragement.
There is an expression to "give it a little English". Seems appropriate here!
 

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I think that means to impart spin, like with a billiard ball.

I push it closed firmly.
Oh. I always assumed it was a polite way of being rude or pushy, like a gentle elbow prod to move out of the way or something. Thanks for the clarification.
 

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The same thing happened to me once. I had to re open and slam it pretty hard to get the sensor to show closed. It has not happened again and I open my frunk about 5 times a week. I keep a squeegee in their that I use to clean the moisture from my windows in the morning.
 

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Oh. I always assumed it was a polite way of being rude or pushy, like a gentle elbow prod to move out of the way or something. Thanks for the clarification.
Well, language is about usage, so if people know what you mean, have at it.

Or people kept trying to spin things because of you. :)
 
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