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There definitely should be a manual release for the mechanism.

It will mention it in the handbook, but the normal way to access it, is to prise back the boot lining (on the filler side), you will see a lever, use that.

It may be the case that the mechanism has jammed due to lack of lubrication/build up of grime. Or the solenoid which causes it to activate with the central locking has failed.

Either way, you have an over-ride function.


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