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Q: I can't get into the trunk to replace the battery

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Took battery out to replace, accidentally closed the trunk
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi - You should have a positive jumper poin...

Hi - You should have a positive jumper point inside the engine compartment. It is usually located on the passenger side toward the front. You can hook up a jump box or jumper cables here and get power to open your trunk. If you would like some professional help with this issue, consider having a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, assist you in getting your trunk open or replacing your battery. Thank you!

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