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My bonnet lock doesn't work, 07 mk 6 350, put key in tried

Customer Question

my bonnet lock doesn't work
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 07 mk 6 350
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: put key in tried to turn right putting pressure on bonnet and still nothing , guy said I might have to drill lock out and use a screw driver to open
JA: Is the car in "Park" or "Neutral?" Do you know if your car has a "wheel lock" feature?
Customer: no its manual transit
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no that all I need to check how to open bonnet thanks
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 11 days ago.

Hi my name is Gavin have you tried filling it with WD40 and working the lock ?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Yes that was one of the first things we tried
The key is very worn almost smooth we started to drill out the lock
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
My name is Alan sorry no I would prefer text
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 11 days ago.

If you have started drilling then you will have to carry on Ford locks are a nightmare.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I know they started before I could stop them
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
they are using a 10mm drill and went in about 30mm before I came on here
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
can you offer any advice on how far to drill
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 11 days ago.

Yes that is the only way i am afraid the lock will brake up then you can get a srewdriver in.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Hi so keep drilling till lock brakes up ok will do that
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 11 days ago.

Yes keep going it is a bit brutal but it is the only way to do it.

Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 10 days ago.

Have you got it open ?