Even if the trunk release is broken, the external key lock should be able to open the trunk.
how do i replace a trunk lock with another lock that has a key
Sure. Can you open the lid? If so, there is only a clip that holds the lock in. Remove the lock, and with a small screwdriver, or pin, work what is left of the shank out of the cylinder of the lock, replace the lock, and you are back in business.
Remove the plastic cover from the emergency trunk lock (to the left of the release button) and then use the Key blade from the remote key fob by holding the button on the side and pulling it out.. Then use this key in the mechanical lock to open the trunk.
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. Caution: 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.
turn the key
grab the end of the key sticking out and pull straight back.
To open a trunk when there is no key and the cable release is broken, it is necessary to remove the back part of the rear seat. In some vehicles there is a small part of the bench seat back that will pull down to access the trunk.
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
Dude, you need a new door handle. Sorry.
drill out the centre of the lock and then use a screwdriver like a key. once open you will be able to remove the old lock and replace it with a new one that has a key.
you can either take a hammer to it and wack it until it opens. remove door lock cylinder from one of the doors and take it to the lock smith and get a key cut. or my personal way of doing it, you can remove the back seat crawl into the trunk and use a flat head screwdriver to open lock.