trunk will not open on Mercedes-Benz S430

Average mileage: 123,045 (9,900–239,000)
6 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005
48 people reported this problem
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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.
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 137,000 mi,
trunk will not open, period. not with key, not with fob, not with driver door release.
trunk won't open with remote or inside drivers door release also soft close mechanism doesn't work. Trunk can only be opened with mechanical key.
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 101,376 mi,
Trunk will not open. Sounds like it is trying but will not open.
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 120,000 mi,
TRUNK DONT OPEN BY REMOTE OR CAR BOTTOM
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 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!!
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 156,000 mi,
trunk will not open from inside or remote. Will open with mechanical key.
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 158,000 mi,
Trunk will only release when manually opened with the hidden key in the fob.
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.
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 153,000 mi,
I have a 2000 Mercedes-Benz clk 430 Im having issues opening my trunk . The remote will not open it neither will my keys any suggestions?
Trunk will not open with remote. I did not repair. I just use the key.
Need to know the fuse number to get the trunk to open.
The remote will not open the trunk the button on the door will not released trunk and will not lock the doors it will not unlock the door
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 30,000 mi,
Twice they have changed the fuse for the trunk and it also has the driver door on it for the automatic shutting. I just gave up and stopped having them put the new fuses in because it would only last for a day. I find that if I am at least 25 ft away and use my remote that the trunk will open. The closer I get to the car, it will not open or it takes a long time holding the button for the trunk to open.
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 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 !
imy tunk will not open I have to manually open it then I hear this pumping sound where all the yellow wires are it still runs for a minute even when I turn car off its running my battery down
2005 Mercedes-Benz S430 100,000 mi,
truck will open most of the time with the inside button...have to hold it longer
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.
2005 Mercedes-Benz S430 130,000 mi,
One day I just could not open the trunk remote, valet key, inside button and button outside do not work. Have not gotten it fixed yet cost is high at dealership.
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 173,454 mi,
Benz stuck in low gear an trunk want open!