I don't know if this is the problem you are having, but if your trunk won't latch properly because the latch won't reach the U-shaped hook it latches onto, it may be that it is the hook rather than the latch that has moved. I had this problem with my car. The hook, which is connected to the car with two screws, had moved down over time so that the latch would no longer reach it. Even though the latch was working fine, the trunk wouldn't close because there was too much distance between the latch and the hook. I solved the problem on my car by simply loosening the screws on the hook, sliding the hook up and retightening the screws. .
how do i replace a trunk lock with another lock that has a key
On my 1992 190E I can lock the trunk with any of the keyed locks. If you lock the doors, the trunk locks and if you lock the trunk, the doors lock. In other words all the keyed locks are electrically interconnected. In reality the locks are not electrically interconnected. There is a pump in the right side wheel well of the trunk, it uses vacuum to lock all the locks and pressure to unlock them. Although the pump is powered electrically, the locks are not.
You have to open the trunk lid, under the lock on the inside you will find a screw, remove the screw and the lock retaining clip, pull the lock out. If you can not open the trunk lid, drill the lock center out, and you should be able to open with a screw driver.
* Remove the trunk lid latch * Detach the lock release box from the latch assembly * To detach the lock cylinder from the trunk lid pry off the retainer
It is not possible to replace the trunk lock on a 1993 Caprice Classic while the trunk is closed. A person will have to remove the back seat, crawl into the trunk and open the lock manually before it can be replaced.
turn the key
call a lock smith
Sorry, but your question makes no sense at all. What does a trunk lock have to do with your car starting or not.
Show removel of trunk lock 1993 chrysler lebaron
Does it not have a key lock on the trunk lid.
There's a whole toolkit including the tire lock on the inside of the lid of the trunk. When you open the trunk lid, look up not down. :)
This seems to be a common failure. The lock and lock motor assembly need to be replaced. I'm working on the same problem on my 2000 focus right now. I'm trying to get the lock cylinder of from the old lock/motor assembly. Any advice?
Won't the valet key open the trunk
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 opening and a new lock put in place.
is an idea only-try to remove the back seat and crowl in to the trunk and see if you can turn the lock manualy
drill the lock and push in, lift open the trunk door
The driver's side lock unlocks and locks the other doors, gas panel, and trunk, depending on how you have set the trunk lock. If you have one you can figure out the trunk if your system is working. There are two settings. You can NOT lock the driver's side door if the door is open. This is to prevent you from locking your key inside.
use the key. put it in the lock. turn. congrats. you opened the trunk. If your trunk lock doesn't work which is common, the release is at the left side of the driver's seat on the floor right next to the gas door release. My trunk lock is hopelessly dead so I can only use the inside release
need more info...is the trunk accessable from inside the vehicle or from out side......
I don't think so, but if you're trying to disable the switch from opening up the trunk from the inside (good idea BTW), you can adjust the switch from inside the trunk, right where the lock is, by adjusting the red lever where the trunk lock is.
doors locks & trunk lock not working
remove rear seat and insulation
there is open trunk switch in the glove compartment
It's mounted on the Trunk Lid Latch.....
Most parents lock them up somewhere - like a hall closet or the trunk of the car or in a trunk in the attic or anywhere with a lock on it.