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need trunk access to my 2001 DB7

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I have just joined AML and need help big time. I have a 2001 DB7 with a fully dead battery. The key goes into the trunk lock, turns, but the mechanism does not open the lid. The remote trunk light goes on but the trunk does not open as the battery is dead. I have tried to charge the battery through then cigarette lighter with a battery tender trickle charger but it appears that no charging is getting to the battery (charger has been attached for 2 days). I have taken the right rear seat out but can see no access to the trunk space from this area as there is a solid metal wall there. The top is up at the moment. Can anybody come up with some ideas? The car is locked in park. The ignition key turns but obviously, no power when pushing the red start button. I need either trunk access or a way to charge my battery. All suggestions are welcome. Thanks, Larry (ungy)
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Sorry if this suggestion is silly, but have you turned the key clockwise or anticlockwise? My DB7 I6 (1996) requires the key to be turned anticlockwise to open the boot. I always find this the unnatural way to twist the key. It took me a few attempts to figure it out.

Also check the battery in the security fob. I have had many strange issues with doors partially unlocking, transmission fault lights and car not starting due to the security remote battery being alive enough to confuse the car security and the operator ...

Good luck
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