How Long Does a Trunk Lock Cylinder Last?

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A car has a variety of different safety features that will allow them to keep would be thieves at bay. Among the most beneficial of these safety features are the locks that you have on your doors and on the trunk of the vehicle. The locks that are on your car are very complex and are designed to do a specific job. The trunk lock cylinder will require you to use a certain key in order to open it and access your trunk space. The lock cylinder is comprised of gears and various pieces of metal, which means that over time it may begin to show signs of wear.

Ideally, the locks on a car should last a lifetime, but due to the wear and tear they experience, this will not always be true. Factors such as the weather and lack of lubrication can wreak havoc on the internal portion of a lock cylinder. There are a variety of things that you will notice when it comes time to have your lock cylinder replaced. Neglecting to act when these signs surface can lead to a variety of different issues and may result in you not being able to gain access to your trunk. Rather than waiting to get this type of repair done, you will need to take the time to find the right professionals to offer you assistance.

More often than not, the issues that result in a trunk lock cylinder having to be replaced involved too much moisture in the device. Having a high amount of moisture will usually lead to rust, which will only lead to the grease in the lock drying up. Trying to free the rusted parts of a lock is not easy and will usually not be that successful. While there are a number of spray lubricants on the market that can help, they are usually not that effective.

Here are a few of the things that you will notice when it is time to replace your trunk lock cylinder:

  • The cylinder will not turn
  • The key cannot go all of the way into the cylinder
  • The cylinder spins without any resistance

When you start to notice these symptoms, you will need to make concessions to get things fixed. Have a certified mechanic replace the failing trunk lock cylinder to eliminate any further problems with your vehicle.


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26 years of experience
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