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How do you remove a broken key in a car trunk lock?


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2013-06-01 12:09:51
2013-06-01 12:09:51

Before the key will come out of the lock.

The Keyway should be in the vertical position, the same position it was in when

the key was put into the lock.


Be very careful not to damage the dust shutter door

at the entrance to the keyway.

It is held in place by a small hinge pin and spring.

If it breaks, remove the parts from the keyway.

Locksmiths: Have experience and tools for broken key removal.

AAA Automobile Club locksmiths, may be a good choice.


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It is manual, there is no trunk button whatsoever on the inside of the car, you need the key to get in. The lock on ours was broken, so we had to drill through the destroyed lock to open it :D

Sorry, but your question makes no sense at all. What does a trunk lock have to do with your car starting or not.

The rear "trunk" (decklid) release mechanism is an option, if equipped, and is located on the right side of the dash protrusion on the dash. It will be a switch that shows an opening "trunk". If this switch is not there, then the car was not equipped with rear trunk release. If you are trying to get into a Fiero trunk that does not have a decklid release mechanism or a broken one, and you have lost the keys, then you will have to actually break into the car to open the trunk. Typically, if the outer key switch is remove, you can insert a long screwdriver into the hole and pop the trunk lock.

grab the end of the key sticking out and pull straight back.

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 out and the cylinder will slide out .

Your ignition lock is broken.

Lucky you, you get to pull the back seat out and pull two or three bolts to remove the back pad on the back seat and go in from the inside of the car... or you could call a locksmith. However, there is usually a trunk relase in the glove box of the car...

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.

The lock mechanism is broken. Can you keep it lock from inside the car?

It will cause less damage to trunk by drilling through it with a cobalt drill.

You need to add the type and year of car for this question to be answered.

First remove the Door panel on the vehicle and make sure any of the lock or handle rods are not broken or diaconected. Secondly if that's not the problem you may have a broken door latch. Price varies per brand name on parts but it should not be a huge fix.

I came across this problem. There is a lock below the steering wheel that will cause the trunk lever to disengage when it is pushed in. Use the master key to turn the lock (located below the steering wheel). It must be the master key. Without the master key you will need to remove the lock (located below the steering wheel). Good luck.

look n the trunk the number is usually located on one of the trunk hinges

it really should close. maybe if you check and see if it is something wrong with it or is it too full? ever car trunk should close or it is broken or jammed.

You have the only one way through the rear seats. It will not easy to open it from inside because you will have to remove interior parts but it's possible.

there is a lever inside the glove box to unlatch the trunk !! that model also may have a key lock on the handle that you may have to unlock as well. it is in front of car and after unlocking it you push the lock cylinder in on the handle and pull upwards the trunk is in the front.

Have a new key made, and never, never lose it. Otherwise be prepared to forcibly remove the lock cylinder, this will damage the car.

Remove the door panel, retrieve the lock and put it back in its retainer. Check the lock handle to see if the plastic is broken as most locks falling inside the door actually occur because someone has punched the lock in an attempt to break in.

To find the answer lock your wife and your dog in the trunk of your car for two hours when you open the trunk see which one is happier to see you

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