How to open trunk of 72 cutlass convertible if key won't turn the lock

Asked by Oct 02, 2015 at 07:27 PM about the 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass

Question type: General

3 Answers


take the back seat out....

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If the key did open the lock at one time, take a can of WD-40 and stick the thin red nozzle extension into the lock and fill it with spray. Work the key back and forth and it should open.

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If neither of those suggestions work, pour yourself a vodka drink. Get a large standard screwdriver and insert it into the keyhole. Get vise grips and clamp onto the handle of the screw driver and twist the whole lock assembly a quarter turn clockwise. Or call the local lock smith... Best of luck

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