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My sl500 trunk wont open. I think the vacuum pump is bad.

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my sl500 trunk wont open. I think the vacuum pump is bad. Tried opening with the valet key and it won't work. Is there a valet mode that would keep the valet key from working?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Ron replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I have noticed that your question was not getting a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

The problem you are describing with the trunk can be caused by any of the following,

  • B24/16 Trunk Lid Opening Angle Detection Sensor
  • B24/16 Trunk Lid Opening Angle Detection Sensor Wiring
  • M51/2 Trunk Lid Drive Motor
  • M51/2 Trunk Lid Drive Motor Wiring
  • Remote Trunk Lid Button S62/26
  • S88/14 Power Locking Switch
  • S88/14 Power Locking Switch Wiring
  • Trunk Lid Control Module
  • Trunk Lid Control Module Wiring
  • Trunk Lid Wiring Harness

    In order to determine the cause you are going to need to do some testing. I have enclosed the steps in the link below to do so. Copy and paste the link to your browser to open and view them.