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How much does Trunk Lock Actuator Replacement cost in National City?

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

Trunk Lock Actuator Replacement pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500$436$341.22$94.992%$448.72
2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee$253$157.72$94.994%$265.22
2007 Dodge Grand Caravan$325$229.88$94.993%$337.38
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML320$608$513.50$94.992%$621.00
2011 Audi A8 Quattro$305$210.33$94.993%$317.83
2014 Jaguar F-Type$273$177.72$94.994%$285.22

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 National City

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Joel

21 years of experience
987 reviews
Joel
21 years of experience
He came and fixed the acuator on my sons car and we appreciated not having to take the car to repair shop he came to us at a fair price .

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.

Brian

23 years of experience
681 reviews
Brian
23 years of experience
Brian was personable, worked quick, and explained everything. Awesome guy! Thanks

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!

Alexander

6 years of experience
126 reviews
Alexander
6 years of experience
experienced, knowledgeable was in and out before I realized it and for a MB C230 that's saying something. I found my new "Go To"

James

31 years of experience
705 reviews
James
31 years of experience
Had to reschedule same day and he communicated very well.

Patrick

32 years of experience
369 reviews
Patrick
32 years of experience
Excellent

Matthew

33 years of experience
1247 reviews
Matthew
33 years of experience
Matthew was awesome…quick, thorough and knowledgeable.

Attila

19 years of experience
933 reviews
Attila
19 years of experience
Attila was very professional knowledgeable quick and explained everything he was doing as it was being done and was showing the old part removed and new part installed. He wasn’t trying to fast talk me or talk down to me because I am a female. Thank you again Attila.

Mazyar

8 years of experience
481 reviews
Mazyar
8 years of experience
Great job

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