GM Cavalier/Sunfire 1995-2000 Repair Guide

Trunklid Lock

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Latch Assembly
  1. Open the trunk lid and disconnect the latch release cable.
  2.  
  3. Unclip the cable door at the top of the rear compartment lock release box.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the release cable from the lock release box.
  6.  
  7. Remove the trunk lid latch assembly bolts.
  8.  
  9. Remove the latch assembly.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Install the latch assembly.
  2.  
  3. Install the latch assembly bolts and tighten them to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Connect the release cable to the lock release box.
  6.  
  7. Install the cable door at the top of the rear compartment lock release box.
  8.  
  9. Connect the latch release cable.
  10.  

Lock Cylinder
  1. Open the trunk lid and disconnect the latch release cable.
  2.  
  3. On the Cavalier, remove the lock cylinder retainer.
  4.  
  5. On the Sunfire, remove the lock cylinder retaining rivets.
  6.  
  7. Remove the lock cylinder from the trunklid.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Position the lock cylinder and install the rivets or retainer as required by the model.
  2.  
  3. Connect the latch release cable.
  4.  

 
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