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Re: Failure of trunk lock

Western Data Com wrote:
> LRGreger@aol.com wrote:
> >
> > My trunk lock failed.  You guessed right; the trunk is closed and won't open
> > with the key.  I've searched the owner's manual, removed the rear seatbacks,
> > etc. but can't find a way into the trunk.  Anyone experience this problem,
> > and what did you do?
> That happened to me with my brothers 78 5000 about 16 years ago.  I took
> a drill with a very large bit and drilled right thru the center of the
>  lock. 

on an 80 5k I took out the rear speakers and used a lot of extansions to
undo the two bolts holding the lock to the trunk lid.  That got me in. 
Don't rememeber what was wrong, that was about 15 years ago...

Huw Powell


82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT