Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How can I get in my trunk through the back seat?

asked by on

I can't find my keys to my car and i think they may be in the trunk. How can i get in my trunk through the back seat?

My car has 208000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello. Accessing the trunk from the back se...

Hello. Accessing the trunk from the back seat will require removal of the seat and part of the side panel. If you have the owners manual, it will likely have more information on this. There are a set of screws that you will have to remove to lift part of the seat away. The access is through the side panel located near the seat belt. You should be able to do this from either side of the seat. Pick the smallest section of seat, as it is not all one piece. If you require more assistance, contact one of our mobile technicians who can come to your location to assist you with your vehicle.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How do I use the emergency trunk release?

The emergency trunk release is an important safety feature that can help you if you are ever stuck in the trunk. The emergency release hangs from the top of the trunk, and glows in the dark. If you are ever...

Q: Engine vibration

Hi there. The problem you're describing is typically caused by one of two things. First, is a fuel flow issue. When the vehicle is placed into drive it creates a load on the engine. To ensure that the engine continues...

Q: How do I use the car finder feature?

The car finder feature is useful when you can’t find your vehicle, such as when it is in a crowded parking garage, or it is dark out. To use the car finder feature, press the Lock button twice on the...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.