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I have a 1993 325 BMW and cant get the trunk open. The button on the trunk lid just moves in/out freely. There isnt a lever on the inside to release the trunk. Of course the battery is dead now. I can reach the lock through the scuttle hole in the back seat with a long screw driver but dont know how to release the lock mechanism. I have called many dealers in the area but of course get the brush off. I never heard of a car not having a release lever or button inside the car......But I cant find one. I have checked the fuses- all seem ok. I have tried the master key...nothing works..Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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If the doors and trunk are vacuumed operated, make sure all the doors are unlocked..this might make it easier to open the trunk..or get the car running and then try to open the trunk with the car running..turn key all the way to the left and push slowly in..I think it is vacuum operated like the mercedes

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