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We left lights (on after valet had turned ) and locked the 2012 CC...We did not realize we would drain battery as we thought lights were set to automatic. Battery drained. Keys fine. Cannot figure out how to slide valet key into slot under door handle. Need to jump battery, but cannot get hood open..advice?

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the dealer gave you a ignition key, instead of valet key.
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