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Old 10-05-2012, 09:08 AM
MeanM50 MeanM50 is offline
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Originally Posted by Bugsie View Post
Hi all.

The trunk didn't open with the key.

Sorry to ask, but what do you mean by marker??

For the two procedures, trunk and marker, the ground cable can be disconnected???

Thanks for those tips. I have to keep those in mind for the next time.

Best regards
Sorry Bugs...euro cars don't have 'side markers'...they are little rectangular lights that the US cars have on their bumper trim...it's the white rectangle on the rear bumper in this pic:



YOUR bumper should have 'euro trim'...AKA-flat trim...no light...like this pic:



Now, I would wager that the harness for the rear side marker is present on your car...pop the trim off the bumper and look around for an unhooked light harness. The trick should work with no batt hooked up...all it does is feed the voltage through the system backwards so you can use the locks...it's the same thing as hooking a lead to the starter...but it's WAY easier to get to...

Good luck!
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