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trunk wont open

01 impala when i got the car used it did not have a key for the trunk and the fob does not work been using the trunk pop in the car.now for the last 2 weeks it wont open. the motor spins but will not release the trunk. any suggestions
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Do any strange, rotting flesh type odors come from the trunk? lol

Sounds like maybe the lock is stuck. IDK how to fix that, though.

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lmao nice lol hopefully someone in here has had the problem and will respond
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if all the keys are original you can ask at the dealer to sell you a copy. (at least thats what i did)
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^^If you have the OEM key for ignition, that's the same as the trunk.

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^^If you have the OEM key for ignition, that's the same as the trunk.

thats what i originally thought but odd because my key goes in the trunk but does not turn maybe tumblers seized?
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if all the keys are original you can ask at the dealer to sell you a copy. (at least thats what i did)

i might try that but like i said the key doesnt work for the trunk?
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My guess is that at some point the trunk lock was changed......Does the ignition key work in the driver's door?

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My guess is that at some point the trunk lock was changed......Does the ignition key work in the driver's door?

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The lock was probably changed, then. Try going to the dealer and getting one that fits. Good luck!

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The lock was probably changed, then. Try going to the dealer and getting one that fits. Good luck!

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