Ford Mustang Owners Manual: Trunk Release. The trunk release button is located on the center console. Press the button to unlock the trunk. This function deactivates the interior control.
The trunk lid can be released from inside the vehicle by pressing the trunk release button. The button is located on the instrument panel to the left of the steering wheel. NOTE: Transmission must be in PARK for button to function.
There is a lock on the driver’s side of the rear seat. It is located between the pillow and the side panel. You use your glove box key or the emergency key in the fob to open the trunk.
Inside the vehicle, pull the hood release handle located on the left quarter panel to the left of the pedals.
The trunk release button is located on the center console. Press the button to unlock the trunk. This function deactivates the interior control.
A 2002 regulation required all cars to be fitted with a standard glow-in-the-dark trunk release lever that opens the trunk from the inside in an emergency. Up to 20 people die each year while trapped in a car trunk, where temperatures can quickly rise to deadly levels.
To open the trunk, press the trunk release button on the driver’s door. You can also open the trunk lock with the master key. Press the trunk lid to close the trunk. Do not press on the rear spoiler as you may damage it.
It is usually on the driver’s side of the car. If there is no wire, look along the side of the trunk. When you find a wire, pull on it (pull towards the front of the car) to open the trunk. Pulling the cable to the front or side of the vehicle will pull the release handle up on the trunk.
One of the first things you can do when your trunk won’t open is try again. In this scenario the trunk latch may be stuck due to dirt and debris, or the trunk rubber sticking to the lid itself. This requires more force to open, giving the appearance that the lid is stuck.