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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.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Honda Fit $252 $181.55 $70.00 12% $289.05
2004 Pontiac Sunfire $341 $271.48 $70.00 9% $378.98
2009 Saturn Vue $282 $212.28 $70.00 11% $319.78
2003 Chevrolet Tracker $252 $181.86 $70.00 12% $289.36
2004 Jeep Wrangler $282 $212.28 $70.00 11% $319.78
2007 Ford Focus $221 $150.94 $70.00 14% $258.44
2014 Nissan NV2500 $180 $109.99 $70.00 17% $217.49
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 $313 $187.00 $126.00 17% $380.50
2012 Lincoln MKT $261 $191.21 $70.00 12% $298.71
2006 Mercedes-Benz S350 $313 $187.00 $126.00 17% $380.50
2014 BMW 640i $196 $126.02 $70.00 16% $233.52
2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 $313 $187.00 $126.00 17% $380.50
2008 BMW 335i $196 $126.02 $70.00 16% $233.52
2013 Maserati Quattroporte $343 $272.63 $70.00 9% $380.13
2006 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG $531 $405.48 $126.00 11% $598.98
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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.

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Average Rating

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Number of Reviews

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William

16 years of experience
65 reviews
William
16 years of experience
William was very professional and knowledgeable in all aspects and completed the job to my satisfaction sooner than expected.
2009 TOYOTA COROLLA - TRUNK LATCH REPLACEMENT - FORT MYERS, FLORIDA

Jeffrey

23 years of experience
513 reviews
Jeffrey
23 years of experience
On time as always, friendly, capable, and takes the time to fully explain his quotes and the work completed. Two thumbs up!
2007 ACURA TL - TRUNK LATCH - CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA

Tung

12 years of experience
102 reviews
Tung
12 years of experience
Tung was on time. Very knowledgeable and did a great job. Also he showed and explained all what he was doing.
2009 TOYOTA MATRIX - TRUNK LATCH - MARIETTA, GEORGIA

Peter

39 years of experience
789 reviews
Peter
39 years of experience
Amazingly knowledgeable and thorough. I had a 'check engine' problem. Peter spent time to identify the source of the problem instead of just replacing the front O2 sensor which the DTC code was indicating. Turned out it was a short in the rear O2 sensor causing the problem and once that was replaced the car ran fine. Another problem I had was the remote trunk release was not working. Again, Peter quickly identified a broken wire in the harness and rejoined it to fix the problem. I will definitely ask for Peter next time I need a mechanic.
2001 CADILLAC SEVILLE - TRUNK LATCH - SUN CITY WEST, ARIZONA

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