TUTORIAL: How to remove boot lock / trunk latch from VW Golf Mk5 in just 5 simple steps

From this video tutorial you will learn how to remove boot lock or trunk latch from VW Golf Mk5 in just 5 simple steps.

Necessary tools:

–          O flat blade screwdriver

–          A ratchet and a M8 Torx

–          A Phillips screwdriver

–          A T20 Torx


1.       Open the trunk and remove those two screws from inside the grab handles

2.      Remove the trim panel

3.      Disconnect the cable from the electrical connector

4.       Use a M8 Torx to remove those two bolts from the boot lock

5.       Take the trunk latch out and disconnect the cable using a flat blade screwdriver.

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