1996 Jaguar XJS trunk will not open

Asked by Jan 29, 2017 at 05:00 PM about the 1996 Jaguar XJ-Series XJS Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My battery is dead and my key will not open the trunk. What is my other option to safely open the trunk?
Thank You

2 Answers


Try charging the battery through the cigarette lighter. Just make sure the polarity is correct. Or you could call a lock smith.


I would lube the lock and try every key you have.

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