2002-05 Owners. As of August 2022 there is now an entire suspension kit for sale! Scroll down to the bottom of the first post click here.
Everyone should periodically check the operation of that method for opening the trunk. The key operates a cable that has become detached in some cars. If that happens, you can access the trunk by removing the panels behind the seats. Another option is to charge via the cigarette lighter.
Key won't turn, or the trunk does not open when you try to turn the key? If the latter, try having someone pull up on the trunk lid while you turn the key. I had this problem, and it worked for me.Cannot open trunk of 2003 Thunderbird.. New battery completely dead. key will not turn in lock behind seat.