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How much does Trunk Lock Actuator Replacement cost in Hamtramck?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Hamtramck. Our mechanics in Hamtramck 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 in Hamtramck.

Trunk Lock Actuator Replacement pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2009 Hummer H3T$389$294.28$94.993%$401.78
2007 Chevrolet Malibu$255$159.98$94.994%$267.48
2006 Honda Odyssey$359$264.44$94.993%$371.94
2016 BMW 340i xDrive$377$281.82$94.993%$389.32
2014 BMW 750Li xDrive$672$577.42$94.991%$684.92
2007 BMW M5$265$170.00$94.994%$277.50

Trunk Lock Actuator Replacement Service

What is the Trunk Lock Actuator all about?

The trunk or hatch on your vehicle is designed to store or transport your belongings safely. It is locked with a keyed lock cylinder, and if your vehicle is equipped with a power trunk release button, there is a trunk lock actuator mounted to the keyed lock cylinder. When entry to the trunk is requested through electrical input, either by a trunk release button inside the car or by pressing the trunk release button on a key fob, the trunk lock actuator releases the trunk latch in the same way turning a key in the lock cylinder would. When the trunk lock actuator fails or is too weak to release the trunk latch, you may not be able to access your belongings in the trunk without using the key in the lock cylinder.

Keep in mind:

  • The trunk actuator can usually be activated by button or remote control. If one doesn’t work, try the other to see if the problem is with the actuator or the control method.
  • If the power trunk lock actuator doesn’t function, a manual trunk lock cylinder can be used to access your belongings in the trunk.
  • In some vehicles, a valet switch in the glove box will turn off the power trunk release. If the trunk lock release doesn’t work, check to make sure the valet switch is not engaged.
  • A wiring problem or burnt fuse may mimic the symptoms of a failed trunk lock actuator. Have one of our expert mechanics check the system to determine the exact cause of failure.

How it's done:

  • The trunk lock actuator is verified to be broken
  • The inside trunk trim panel trunk is removed and the broken lock actuator is removed
  • The new trunk lock actuator is installed
  • The trunk lock actuator is tested for proper operation and the inside trim panels are reinstalled
  • The trunk lid is opened and closed to check the latch and lock actuator operation

Our recommendation:

If the key still turns in the lock cylinder but the trunk will not open with either the trunk release button inside the car or on your key fob, you may need to replace the trunk lock actuator.

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

  • Power trunk release will not function but the manual trunk lock cylinder operates
  • Power trunk lock button and remote key fob release buttons don’t work
  • Audible click at the trunk lock when the release button is pressed but the trunk doesn’t open

How important is this service?

The trunk lock actuator is part of a convenient power trunk release system. If it doesn’t operate as designed, you’ll have to open the trunk through the manual key lock cylinder instead. You can replace it at your convenience.


Recent Trunk Lock Actuator Replacement reviews in Hamtramck

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Breck

20 years of experience
681 reviews
Breck
20 years of experience
I have used Breck for several years, and he always fixes the problem professionally.

Bryan

2 years of experience
106 reviews
Bryan
2 years of experience
Great service

Harish

27 years of experience
588 reviews
Harish
27 years of experience
Knowledgeable and professional.

Charles

4 years of experience
116 reviews
Charles
4 years of experience
Man, look. Charles embodies the YourMechanic experience because cause I feel like he’s MY mechanic. He is very knowledgeable, listens, prompt, communicates the situation and will let you know what can and cannot be done. That’s all you can ask. Charles will continue to be my mechanic. Not only did he fix my trunk, he also added a way so if I do run into this issue in the future it won’t be as painful. I am very grateful for Charles and the work he’s done for me.

Joseph

25 years of experience
34 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
Awesome! Did great work on my Ford Mustang - trunk latch wasn't working and he replaced it right there in my office parking garage. The trunk light wasn't working and he figured that out too. Most definitely would recommend!

Juan

9 years of experience
320 reviews
Juan
9 years of experience
Juan was able to fix my back lift gate quickly and it works great

Pardeep

21 years of experience
1098 reviews
Pardeep
21 years of experience
Great mechanic. Difenately knew what he was doing. Would call him again.

Joel

21 years of experience
987 reviews
Joel
21 years of experience
He was a on time and helped me thru what we needed to repair the farm. He fixed the car and I appreciate his help . Will call him in the future .

Jeffrey

27 years of experience
870 reviews
Jeffrey
27 years of experience
Great work! Polite, profressional, and on-time. Car runs great, would definitely recommend Jeffrey.

Lucas

21 years of experience
891 reviews
Lucas
21 years of experience
Lucas did an awesome job replacing my car's power steering return hose and fixed the trunk locking mechanism by replacing the actuator. Once again he arrived on time and worked on my car with great care and attention to detail. This guy is a professional and an expert auto mechanic. He knows everything there is to know about car repair and maintenance and he performs the job extremely well. Thank you Lucas once again for a job well done!

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