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How to Replace a Broken Lock on a Trunk


The lock on your truck helps protect against people stealing anything stored in the trunk. Unfortunately, it’s also the way many thieves use to try to get into the trunk. Should your trunk lock be broken by a thief or just from a broken key, then you must replace it with a new one so your trunk can be secure again.

Things You’ll Need: Hammer, Flathead screwdriver, Replacement trunk lock


  • Open the trunk using the interior cable pull (if you don’t have an interior trunk pull, then fold down the seats and crawl into the trunk to open it manually via the linkage or the emergency grab handle).