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My boot will not open on my XJ40. The latch

My boot will not open on my XJ40. The latch presses in but does nothing!

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  • Mark Glawdecki May 11, 2010

    Are you opening it from the button in glove compartment or the rear of the car

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If you don't have the trunk key, use the trunk release button in the glove compartment. If you do have the key, you must turn it all the way to the left and then press the button. It should open then. Turn it back to midway and it will stay unlocked.

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