How do I open the trunk of a 128i when the battery is dead?

Asked by Oct 01, 2016 at 09:42 PM about the 2013 BMW 1 Series 128i Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 128i was on blocks for six months with the battery disconnected.  Now that I want to reconnect the battery, how do I open the trunk?

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Can you get the hood open and connect a 12V source to the jump points? I know on other models there is a trunk release cable that runs under rear seat, lift it and pop the trunk from there, if you can get inside the passenger cabin that is.

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this vid might also help you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rH0WoCuG2hE

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