Bootlid wont release - W202

Discussion in 'Electronics' started by NW_Merc, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. NW_Merc

    NW_Merc Banned

    Sep 3, 2005
    Over here, sometimes over there
    1994 Mercedes C180 classic
    I've tried to open the bootlid with the release on the key (it's a facelift W202). It was working with the release inside the car but now that has stopped too. I can hear what I'm assuming is the vacuum pump going but it's not opening the catch.

    What should I check first? Fuses or take the boot catch off the car and look at that?
  2. Grahamcol

    Grahamcol Active Member

    Nov 28, 2007
    West Midlands
    2000 W202 C280 and 2001 SLK230
    Check the setting of the boot lock with your manual. I had this problem a few months ago but resolved it. I'd somehow managed to disable the lock/unlock on the boot. Re-setting will involve inserting the manual part of the key and turning the lock one way or the other.
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