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Trunk stuck my trunk is stuck and will not open with key or remote. can hear trying to unlock with remote so it is not a fuse. how can i get the back seats out from inside car or any suggestions on getting trunk unstuck.

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  • rzinke Feb 10, 2009

    when trying to open my 2006 mustang with remote i get a loud continuous clakking noise

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Your problem intrigued me, so I went out to my Focus in the drive and made an attempt to break into the trunk form inside the car. Here is what I came up with. Get a 3/8 inch thick board about 4 feet long, and make a couple of wooden wedges tapered from nothing to ten inches long. Pieces of 2 by 4 work well. On my sedan, the release mechanism is in the top corner of the trunk on the passenger side. From inside the car put a wedge in between the seats about half way down. If you are a contortionist and you have a good flashlight, you should be able to see the release button and get a good idea where to aim your board to push it. I was able to do it but I had the luxury of knowing exactly where it was. Tell me if it works. P.S. If you have a lot of junk in your trunk, this probably won't work.

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