I can't get trunk to open with key, what do I do? Also, can't get the car doors to lock up ?

Asked by Jun 20, 2013 at 04:17 PM about the 1975 Mercedes-Benz 280

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I've been triing for a week to use the key to open the trunk it turns but it wont open same with car doors, what can I do?

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Try coating key with a lubricant such as bp blaster. Also hold key flap open and spray lubricant into lock. Let sit for a bit then retry key. Might want to wiggle it up and down as turning. Had to do this to my 85 z28 to free up the locks after it had sit for ten years unused, Hope thie helps.

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