My Vauxhall Agila boot won't lock. Please help!

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Hi

I cannot lock the boot of my vauxhall agila 2007 car. When I put the switch in and try to turn the key to lock the boot the key just doesn't turn. I have tried WD40 but it doesn't help.

Could anyone please help?
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Can you hear any sounds in the boot lid when you try to lock it?

Its probably due to a linkage falling off in the lid between the key and the lock.
 
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If the key wont turn at all, keep at it with the WD40, jiggling the key as you go.....it can help to have the key half way in the lock - this keeps the weather door open and allows the lube to get in better.
Maybe you have a spare key you could try?
John :)
 
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Thanks for that but I've really tried everything with the WD40 but it just doesn't seem to help. When I bought the car I was only given one key with it so don't have a spare key. Is it possible that the key to the boot is different to the car key?
 
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If you are uncertain about the history of the car, then it is indeed possible that a different lock barrel has been fitted at some time and the key lost somewhere in transit.
It should be simple enough to open the hatchback from within the boot - unless getting in isn't a problem. Presumably there's no central locking?
John :)
 
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Unfortunately I still have the problem with the boot. I can only open the boot from inside thr car. The key does not turn when I try opening the boot from outside. Any other suggestions please?
 
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I got another lock and key from a scap yard , so I have 2 keys now 1 only to open boot. Cost me £5
 
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