Remove rear seats, and driver 1/4 panel. gain access to cable and pull. If that doesn't work, release with long thin screwdriver. The cables have an adjustment. Lossen cable nut on inside of lid. There is a microswitch on passenger latch. It can be disconnedted inside trunk (driverside under carpet. There is a safety latch on driverside of lid.I recently replaced all three cables and latch with microswitch.