Boot lid lock (Saloon models) - removal and refitting

Removal
1 With the boot lid raised, remove the lock barrel retaining clip.

2 Where applicable, disconnect the operating lever from the central locking solenoid/motor, then withdraw the lock barrel.

3 Remove the three retaining screws from the lock assembly, if necessary loosening the reinforcing plate (see illustration).

10.3 Boot lid lock - Saloon models
10.3 Boot lid lock - Saloon models

A Lock retaining screws B Earth lead
C Reinforcing plate screws

4 Where applicable, disconnect the battery negative lead, the earth lead from the bootlid and the Уboot lid ajarФ sensor wiring plug.

Unclip the luggage compartment light switch from the lock assembly, where applicable.

5 Withdraw the lock assembly from the boot lid.

Refitting
6 Commence refitting by inserting the lock assembly and loosely refitting the retaining screws.

7 Insert the lock barrel, where applicable reconnecting the operating lever to the solenoid, and refit the retaining clip.

8 Tighten the lock assembly retaining screws, and where applicable reconnect the earth lead and Уboot lid ajarФ sensor wiring plug, and the battery negative lead.

9 If the reinforcing plate was loosened during removal, tighten the retaining screws.

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