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The button isn't releasing. I can lightly hear the latch try, but it is definitely blocked within.

Any recommendations on how to get this open without destruction by crowbar?
 

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It happened to mine when I put an extra rag in it. I don't remember exactly how I released, But I do remember it didn't take much. I think I just wrapped a screwdriver in a rag and pryed it as I hit the button. It hasn't stuck since. (Mines an S, I'm not sure if a 400/GT is the same).

The link above shows a few options and how it releases.
 

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Those cheap plastic body trim tool from Harbor Freight come in handy for non marring prying in situations like this.
 
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The button isn't releasing. I can lightly hear the latch try, but it is definitely blocked within.

Any recommendations on how to get this open without destruction by crowbar?
Sometimes my trunk won't open, and the solution is to push down on it while popping. You might try pressing in while pulling the handle.
 

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Same. Been stuck for 3 years, pushing, prying, string trick - all failed. Next step is unscrewing the hinges on the bottom
 

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