Ford Tempo/Topaz 1984-1994 Repair Guide

Trunk Lock

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Open trunk lid.
  2.  
  3. Remove latch retaining screws and disconnect electric latch wire, if equipped.
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  5. On 2 door vehicles, remove the lock support, bracket and retainer.
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  7. On 4 door models, remove the retaining clip.
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  9. On 4 door models, remove screw retaining plate and support to inner panel. Remove plate and support. Remove the pop rivet securing the lock and seal.
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  11. Remove the lock cylinder.
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  13. Whether replacing the lock or inspecting the original lock, lubricate the lock cylinder completely.
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To install:
  1. Insert lock cylinder and seal. On 4 door vehicles, install pop rivet to secure unit. If 2 door equipped, install bracket, support and retainer clip.
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  3. On 4 door models, insert and secure retaining plate and support. Install retaining screw.
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  5. Connect electric latch wire for trunk release, if equipped.
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  7. Before closing trunk, use key and make sure cylinder and lock mechanism work correctly.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Trunk lock assembly-2-door model



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Fig. Fig. 2: Trunk lock assembly-4-door model

 
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