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Old 10-12-2017, 12:02 PM
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Default Removing trunk lock

2005 Elantra 4-door

The previous owner rekeyed the trunk lock, but there's no key, and I can open it only with the latch on the driver's side floor. I want to rekey it for my ignition key. How do I remove the lock?

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Old 10-12-2017, 07:57 PM
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Open trunk and access rear side of lock
There should be a "C" clip
Remove clip and lock should come apart.
Unless you have a different lock
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Old 10-15-2017, 11:46 AM
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No, not a diff lock, just want to rekey it. Many thanks! :-)
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There is no way to rekey the lock. You replace it.
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Any locksmith can re-key the lock.
But, probably easier to buy new lock.
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One key for both is my preference. The cylinder is removable, so I'll talk to my locksmith and compare prices. Thanks, guys.
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