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How much does Trunk Latch Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Trunk Latch Replacement pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2016 Nissan NV3500$265$170.48$94.994%$277.98
2006 Kia Rio$343$248.40$94.993%$355.90
2012 Ford Taurus$351$255.67$94.993%$363.17
2016 Land Rover Range Rover$275$180.15$94.994%$287.65
2007 Mercedes-Benz CL600$678$506.85$170.983%$700.35
2009 Porsche Boxster$581$485.72$94.992%$593.22

Trunk Latch Replacement Service

What is the Trunk Latch all about?

The trunk latch is the mechanism that holds a trunk closed. When the trunk latch is engaged, the trunk can only be opened by a handheld remote or a key.

In most newer cars, a trunk latch works much the same as a door latch. Generally, two components make up the trunk latch: the U shaped anchor, which sits in the frame of the vehicle, and the latching mechanism in the lid to the trunk. Either or both pieces could fail, causing the trunk latch to malfunction. The trunk latch can be triggered with the same handheld remote that opens the car door.

Older cars generally use a cylinder system that can be opened with a key. This system operates using a cylinder and striker, and the key that is used generally matches the door locks. The latch that holds the trunk locked is located in the striker.

Keep in mind:

  • While this may not seem like a serious issue, if the trunk latch opens suddenly in traffic, debris could be blown out of your trunk and into the path of other vehicles.

How it's done:

  • The trunk latch is verified to be needing replaced
  • The defective trunk latch is removed
  • The new trunk latch is installed
  • The inside trim panel is reinstalled to complete repair
  • The trunk is checked for proper operation

Our recommendation:

If you suspect that the trunk latch has failed, or is about to fail, call our expert mechanics to diagnose the trunk latch. There are different components that make up the trunk latch, so it’s important to know which part is failing before repairs are begun.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Trunk Latch?

  • Trunk won’t stay closed
  • Trunk has to be slammed hard to get the latch to engage
  • Latch comes open if the car is jostled, such as hitting a bump or stopping suddenly

How important is this service?

While it may not be a huge deal to the driver, it will be a huge deal to anyone who ends up with a trunk load of groceries in their path if items are blown out of an open trunk. Any items secured in the trunk may not be safe.


Recent Trunk Latch Replacement reviews

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Raymond

27 years of experience
228 reviews
Raymond
27 years of experience
Nissan Cube L4-1.8L - Trunk Latch - Victorville, California
The repair was short, sweet, and within an hour! I will use him next time, for the tune up of my Nissan Cube! I told that I will let him know about the tune up! I thanked Raymond for the job, and he left!

Rose

6 years of experience
8 reviews
Rose
6 years of experience
Hyundai Elantra GT L4-1.8L - Trunk Latch - Pompano Beach, Florida
Rose was amazing! Very communicative, efficient, professional and thorough. Highly recommend. I booked additional services based on my experience with her!

Hugh

11 years of experience
108 reviews
Hugh
11 years of experience
Lexus ES350 V6-3.5L - Trunk Latch - Littleton, Colorado
Hugh was able to diagnose and take care of the issue pretty fast. He got the parts in prompt manner and fixed it quick!

Matthew

33 years of experience
1222 reviews
Matthew
33 years of experience
Nissan Altima L4-2.5L - Trunk Latch - Norfolk, Virginia
I have used the service of Your Mechanic for the second time. I requested Matthew to service my vehicle because of his knowledge, friendly demeanor and his communication was on point from start to finish.

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