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Key wont open up trunk from the outside

Have to use the latch from inside car.

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    Thank you for your help, I will definately give it a try :)

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Alot of times when the key isnt used often the tumblers will corrode in the lock, try spraying some good penetrating oil in there, and work the key slow so you dont break it off

Posted on May 11, 2009

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Sounds like the cable has broken on your latch!! and your trunk!! I would try putting your key into the rear hole and gettint the locking device to move around to see if you can get it to shut!!

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2000 jag trunk locked dead battery-use MASTER KEY ONLY to open trunk location is above rear lic plate looks like hex screw ---the valet key will not open trunk-you cannot go thru back seat thr release for them are in the trunk-hope this helps someone

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

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Here is what I did. I folded down the arm rest in the center of the backseat. Then you will see a plastic piece that is held in by a few clips. Pop this rectangular plastic piece off and put it to the side. Now for the fun part. Take a jig saw or saw zaw and cut a hole through the plastic seat backing behind the plasic rectangular piece you just popped off. After you cut a hole in the seat back you will be able to take something long, reach in and pull the trunk popper in the back of the trunk. What I used was a cane with a claw hammer taped to the straight end of the cane and then used the curled end of the can to hold onto and pulled the little trunk popper handle with the claw of the hammer. Use a flashlight and shine it in the hole you made so you can locate the white handled trunk popper. It is in the very back of the car in the center and it hangs down from the trunk lid if I'm not mistaken... Also I was just told this and have not checked to see if its true but I guess you can pop the hood manually(without needing a charged battery) and look for a battery post located in the engine bay that connects to the battery in the trunk. This way you can hook jumper cables up to this post therefore bypassing the battery in the trunk altogether.
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Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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fold down back seat and manually release the latch them inspect lock for trunk

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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