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Date registered: Mar 2004
Vehicle: 2009 CLK550, 2007 E350 4Matic Sport
Location: Milton, MA
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battery dead? can't open trunk?
just got back from 10 days away, and the C280 appears to have a dead battery (which I had just replaced in February; maybe I need an alternator?). remote won't unlock doors, so I used the mechanical key, and once inside, no lights on dash, and the key won't turn (?) in the ignition. worst of all, the trunk won't open, so I can't try to simply jump the battery. I can push the trunk release in to no avail, and, using the mechanical key, can lock (horizontal) and unlock (vertical, which is how I usually have it) the trunk, but it won't pop open. any ideas?
mine: 2009 CLK550 P2 + Ventilated seats, Keyless-Go, Bluetooth, iPod adapter
hers: 2007 E350 4Matic P2 + Sport Pkg, Keyless-Go, Bluetooth, iPod adapter
our MB's: 2000 C280 Sport [2003-2006] 2002 C230 Kompressor Sport [2005-2009] 2003 C320 Sport 4Matic [2006-2010] 2006 CLK350 [2009-2013] 2007 E350 Sport 4Matic [2010-present]2009 CLK550 [2013-present]