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Trunk / rear lid won't open

My vw rear lid button on my remote keyless entry will make a sound like it is openeing the trunk when pressed, but the lid doesn't move! On the driver side door, when I pull the lever for the trunk, it also makes the usual sound of releasing my lid, but it doesn't. I have tried reaching inside the boot access, and pulling the release by itself and while pushing the button on my key, with no success! Any suggestions???

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    1991 doge spirit trunk lid won't open with key or by pulling the emergency latch.how do i get into the trunk?any suggestions on opening??

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You can try this I think the latch is just slightly missaligned.Did you put something in the trunk and push down on the trunk?Try to push down hard on the trunk where the latch is a few times while pressing the remote.If this works and it opens look for marks on the latch indicating rubing,file down,spray with WD 40.Good Luck.

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