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Trunk latch will not release with remote

I have lost the original key and only have the ignition key (probably the valet key) I suspect that the vacuum hose on the trunk latch has a leak and will not open....it makes a high pitched sound when I press the release knob....how can I open it ......can I do this manually?

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