Chrysler Neon 1995-1999 Repair Guide

Trunk Lock

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Remove the trunk latch, as follows:
    1. Open the trunk lid.
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    3. Unfasten the bolts securing the trunk latch to the trunk lid.
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    5. Disconnect the remote trunk latch release cable from the trunk latch.
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    7. Disengage the trunk ajar switch connector from the latch.
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    9. Separate the latch from the vehicle.

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      Fig. Fig. 1: Trunk latch removal

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  3. Remove the clip securing the lock cylinder to the trunk lid, then pull the lock cylinder from the trunk lid.
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Fig. Fig. 2: The lock cylinder is retained to the trunk lid by a clip

To install:
  1. Place the lock cylinder in the trunk lid, then install the retaining clip.
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  3. Install the trunk latch, as follows:
    1. Position the latch in the vehicle and engage the trunk ajar switch connector to the latch.
    2.  
    3. Connect the remote trunk latch release cable to the trunk latch.
    4.  
    5. Install the bolts holding the trunk latch to the trunk lid.
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    7. Close the trunk lid.
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