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I just purchased a 2006 vw convertable. The key will not work to lock or unlock the door, or open the trunk. The annoying thing is not being able to open the trunk...I dont mind using the key to open and lock the door although if there is a quick inexpensive fix for that I would be grateful for the advice. I need to be able to access the trunk. I haven't found a way to get in using the key and the door button opens the gas tank but not the trunk. Please, any advice on either issuewould be great. My husband is disabled and all of our money went into the purchase of the car. We did not know the trunk wouldn't open, the ragtop leaked, and every electronic button is loose. We will be sealing them on in a way that they will stay but can be taken off later. Ugh...did I make a big mistake?????

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I would start with a new battery in the key fob.

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SOURCE: Remote car door opener got wet and won't work

Well first open it up completly. Remove the battery. Get a hair dryer and dry it out completly. Then let it stand for several hours to cool down. Make sure that the contacts where the battery fits are clean of any rust, or corrosion. Now install a new battery. It should work.

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SOURCE: 2002 VW Jetta WAGON GAS TANK DOOR LOCKED

look for an emergency pull cable in the boot (trunk) it should have one

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SOURCE: Locked keys in the trunk

do u have fold down seats in the back. if not try disconnecting the battery and checking the fuse for the trunk release.

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SOURCE: 1995 jaguar xj6 dead battery and can't open trunk. please help,

I simply opened the bonnet. Connected the battery charge positive to the + feed on the back of the alternator, connected the negative to the body. Turned it on, immediately the interior light comes on. Turn on the ignition press the cabin boot switch and it opens the boot. Charge battery as normal. Easy Peezy

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SOURCE: keys lock in trunk alarm will not allow trunk switch to lock

The solution is to pull out the back seat to get into the trunk. There are two bolts holding the bottom part of back seat (bolts located between bottom and top sections). Then pull out bottom section of back seat and you see the hinge for the top section, remove the bolts and then you can lift up and access the trunk. It's not that hard.

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