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Trunk not releasing on 2003 E320.

I have a 2003 E320 and my trunk door is not releasing. I've tried the remote and also tried opening from the back of the car.Please advise.

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The trunk lock actuator is probably in valet mode. Remove the mechanical key on the side of your smart key and turn the trunk tumbler(ibeleive to the left). and put it in normal mode and it sh0uld start working. Your owner's manual will tell you about this operation. hope i have been helpful

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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The mechanism might be siezed. Try lubricating the lock or heating it up to release it.

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