Trunk doesn't open with key fob or interior button


Asked by May 20, 2018 at 03:25 PM about the 2009 Nissan Maxima

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check and see if your back seat will let down so that you will have access to the trunk. If your backseat does back down to where you have access to the trunk then there may be a trunk release button that you can pull once you let the back seat down so that you can open the trunk other than that there may be a blown fuse that causes the inside trunk but not to work

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have been going thru back seat to release. Am 77 yrs. old not easy. checked fuses but did not see one labels trunk.

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I called a friend who is service technician at the local Nissan dealer, he told me to check the glove box, upper left side, you should see a switch that when turn to the off position blocks the trunk lid from being open even with the smart key. See if your car have one of those, maybe it was turned off inadvertently.

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Same problem with 2015 Mustang convertible. Back seat does not go down. Hidden release key slot doesnt work either


How do I get my trunk opened without a key?

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Thanks Jorge.... The switch was in off pisi+ion. Saved nearly $200 the shop was trying to charge for diagnosis and labor

Same problem here, but the switch inside the glove box in on a on position and still don’t work!!!

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