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How do you remove trunk lid trim in a beetle to replace the trunk lock?
Very carefully. The ends closest to the opening come straight out, but the sides you need to pry out to the right and left, not down. I took mine off and the fasteners broke off because I tried to pry down on them. Just be careful!!!!
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I just changed mine. You have to go in thru the back and replace the entire bulb housing. Check out a junkyard, Cavaliers ae everywhere and the body style never changed after …'96. There are three screws behind the trunk carpetting. move the trunk liner out of the way. You'll see the black bulb holder turn the holder counterclockwise about 1/4 turn. it will pull out of the light housing. grasp the bulb , pull it out and replace it with a new 3157. reverse the process to clean up
Sunfire trunk lid bulbs On the 2000 Sunfire and similar models it appears the entire red and black cover that is mounted on the trunk lid must be removed from inside of trunk… lid by removing 8 nuts which are visible through holes in the interior of the lid .The tail light,brake and signal all take a 3057 bulb GM number or a CTC 3157.
Make a tool to remove it: Take an old coping saw blade, grind it to a gradual point than stretches over a few inches. Wrap electrical tape around the thicker part to use for t…he handle. The teeth of the coping saw blade can get a grip on the broken key and pull it out.
Answer . The lock is under the VW emblem -- I believe it turns counter-clockwise.
Sometimes parts on a car grow old and break. Replacement trunk lidsprings can be bought at car part stores. The person may have tohave them special ordered if they are an olde…r part.
how do i replace a trunk lock with another lock that has a key
The 1998 VW passat has screws covered in felt. Look close you can see the Phillips head. They are all the way around.
On the inside of your trunk lid locate the lockcylinder. There is a thin metal retainer which holds the cylinder in place, it has a small tab sticking out. Pull the retainer o…ut and the cylinder will slide out .
New Beetle or Old Beetle. The new one doesn;t have a tool. You just raise up the insert with the tools and unscrew the bolt.
Duck tape should do the trick
Use a flat screwdriver to pry the pins loose from lid, similar to a door panel , then expose enough area to access the bulb housings.
Open the trunk and there should be several small bolts or wing nuts that can be removed. Then the entire center housing can be removed, twist the old bulbs out and replace.
It should just have a slide clip that holds it in.
Open the trunk lid. Directly below the lock you will see a flat piece of black metal which is actually part of an L-shaped horseshoe clip that retains the lock. Pry it with a …screwdriver and it will slide out, allowing the lock to be easily removed.
How do you replace trunk lid springs on a 107 body 1983 mercedes 380sl?
The trunk lock on a 1989 Chevrolet Caprice is replaced by removing the retaining clip and unscrewing the bolts holding it in place. The lock can then be pulled through the ope…ning and a new lock put in place.