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Old 01-04-2013, 05:53 AM
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Originally Posted by K-A View Post
Does anyone have a pointers about the "kick to open" rear trunk? It seems like every time I actually have my hands full, the kick doesn't open it. Today I was looking like a fool with hands full of groceries kicking the air under my car, finally after so many times my legs let go of coordination and maybe in a subconscious message accidentally lightly kicked the bottom of the bumper.... and then the trunk finally popped open. LOL. Please tell me you don't ACTUALLY have to kick the thing to engage that??
I have a 90% success rate with my kick open technique The sensor is way in there, you need to kick it to the point where your shin is almost touching the rear bumper. Kick straight in and out fast and in the middle of the bumper.
Practice makes perfect, my young grasshopper

As far as cement parking blocks, I usually use the bottom of my driver side mirror as a reference when I pull up to high curbs or parking blocks.
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