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How do I jump my 1997 Mercedes s420 when the battery is dead and the trunk is jammed?

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Back feed your battery from under the hood via the alternator charge lead to open the trunk

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I take it its an automatic you will have to tow it over 30 mph for it to kick over but it should still open with the key manually in the boot

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