2004 Volvo S40 & V40
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S40 & V40
pg. 46 Opening the trunk from the inside - S40
Emergency handle on inside of trunk - S40
Opening the trunk from the inside - S40 (U.S. models only)
The S40 is equipped with a florescent handle on the inside of the trunk lid, which can be used in an
emergency situation to open the trunk from the inside.
Pull the handle down to release the trunk lid.
After use, the handle must be pushed back into its original position before the trunk can be closed.
NOTE: This handle is not intended to be used to anchor the trunk lid when long loads are being
Keep vehicle doors and trunk locked and keep keys out of a child's reach. Unsupervised children
could lock themselves in an open trunk and risk injury. Children should be taught not to play in
On hot days, the temperature in the trunk or vehicle interior can rise very quickly. Exposure of
people to these high temperatures for even a short period of time can cause heat-related injury or
death. Small children are particularly at risk.
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