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Q: open trunk for dead battery on 2000 Mercedes-Benz SL500

battery is dead and the trunk will not open. how do you open the trunk it is unlocked.
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Can it not be unlocked with the key? Owners manual will likely tell you where a release is for this problem.
You need to stick your key in the trunk key release and pump the lock like 20 times by pushing in.
Then the key should work.
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