Locked Trunk Lid

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Locked Trunk Lid

Post by WHance » Wed Aug 01, 2012 6:02 pm

1994 GL1500
My trunk latch won't release.I turned the key to unlock the pull handles and I can release the saddlebags just fine but not the trunk lid. Is there another way to open the truck? My helmet and gear are locked in there now. Help Please.

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Re: Locked Trunk Lid

Post by robb » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:13 pm

Can manually open with key, turn to left (10 oclock) position and lift lid.

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Re: Locked Trunk Lid

Post by TennX » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:54 pm

I read somewhere that you can take the bottom off the trunk ,exposing the cables and manually unlock with a piece of coat hanger, but dang I cant remember where, as Ive spent way too much time reading about this dang bike....some not all of the 1500 will not unlock turning the key to the left but I dont know which ones (mine doesnt), mine sticks so I put a little weight on it and turn the key..also check out the provided link.....good luck

How to unlock a GL1500 trunk without keys

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Re: Locked Trunk Lid

Post by Uncle Fester » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:25 am

Thanks for that great and helpful link buddy. I may not have my Wing yet, but I can see that info coming in handy one day . . . . :idea:

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