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Mercedes-Benz S430 trunk will not open

 
Mercedes-Benz S430 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2000, 2001, 2002

Average Mileage: 123,274 mi (64,970 mi - 239,000 mi)

  • Visitor, , 144,100 mi

    it is a fuse located in the back bench seat on the passenger side. You will see a fuse panel in there i am not sure witch fuse look it up on your manual but that's what the technician did to my for it to work replace it. hope it helps good luck!!

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  • Visitor, , 120,000 mi

    TRUNK DONT OPEN BY REMOTE OR CAR BOTTOM

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  •  Rookie

    I have not had this problem fixed. I was wondering if anyone out there had the same problem. I can't get the trunk to open using the key or the remote.

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  • From experience, this should not be a problem. I am just writing a solution. It depend on the lock position of your trunk. Insert the small key facing your chest, and rotate it 180 degree and stop right there. Lower the trunk slowly and let it lock automatically. Then open the trunk by using the command in the Driver's door and it should open. As soon as it is opening from the Driver's door command, then it will definitely open using the remote key-less control. There is no parts to purchase at all and I have done several cars.

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  • Visitor, , 156,000 mi

    trunk will not open from inside or remote. Will open with mechanical key.

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  •  Rookie

    Dash pot came apart in trunk lid. I was able to remove it and secure together with chicken bands and re install, and it works fine now.

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  • Visitor, , 101,376 mi

    Trunk will not open. Sounds like it is trying but will not open.

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  • Visitor, , 126,000 mi

    CAN'T OPEN TRUNK,OR GLOVE BOX. NOT FIXED YET . MAY BE AFTER I REPLACE ALL THE CRACKED+BROKEN PLASTIC INTERIOR
    PARTS AND FRONT FROZEN VISERS . I CAN CHECK A LONG LIST MAJOR SYSTEMS REPLACEMENTS .I AM TOLD I NEED
    NEW MOTER MOUNTS . THE FIX IS GET A LEXUS !

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  • Visitor, , 239,000 mi

    Trunk will not open, lost metal key.

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  • Visitor, , 128,000 mi

    air seems to escape then trunk will not open with remote or inside button

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