I have a 2013 Jetta and I locked the keys in the trunk. Trunk release button won't work, what can I do?

Asked by Jul 10, 2016 at 10:41 PM about the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Just pry that plastic flap behind the rear seat open with a screwdriver. Maybe you could even use the screwdriver as a 'key'. And use the same screwdriver to force the cheapo 'lock' mechanism in there open to get the seat back down. Easy enough to replace (or not!) That is a small sacrifice to make to get your expensive key back. Usually the valet key is inserted into a small clip on the glove box door.

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