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1990 chevy lumina van lock broken and can't gain entrance to end. Any solutions to open or replace a lock?

Broken entirely off ( lock on trunk)

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Does Lumina sedan have rear seat pass thru to trunk ?? if sedan then a pull tab will be in seat upholstery near shelf / by rear window . pull it crawl in with Light Plus friend on outside to hand tools .. IF VAN must remove interior panels to gain access .. Try small thin needle nose pliers to pick broken KEY Piece out of lock 1 ST . if successful spray in Lubricant before trying another key . BUT must be reason lock jammed -- Frozen by weather change or Mechanism Disconnected due to lack of lubrication or worse Plastic Parts used in assembly by Factory .. DRILLING Lock Out will get it Open but new / used parts to repair are now on your shopping list ..

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Testimonial: "No, van trunk key didn't breat off in lock. Entire handle and key insert broke off of van back door that raises up if unlocked and handle turned. It only shows inside hard wear where outside handle or knob ( whatever it's referred to) broke off even with door. And when you say inside panel must be removed, you are meaning the cover over back of van up to window, right? Once I take off that , is there something I'm to pull inside around that key entry area? Or do you mean I will have to remove inside lock? If that's the case, it will be unlocked and sitting until I get new lock, like broken one? If that's the case, warmer weather is a sure need. Thanks for input."

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