Some random ideas:
1: Put little bits of modeling clay (play-doh)
on the striker and close the lid, to see where
things are contacting.
2: Or try using a white board marker on the plastic
striker. (Sort of a poor man's Prussian Blue).
3: Put a very small child in the trunk with a
BTW, I never lock my trunk, because any thief
could simply tear it open without even trying.
--- firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Well, I did something stupid Sunday. There's a piece
> of cardboard, used as a shim between the trunk wall
> and the white plastic piece that the trunk mechanism
> locks on.