Originally Posted by S-Dot
For the comfort access trunk, you have to be dead-centre. Put your foot under the bumper, and pull it back out. Not super-quick, just a slow, deliberate "toes in, toes out".
Once you learn the motion, it'll work every time.
Just don't kick the muffler, as it'll setoff the alarm...it's goofy, but I eventually learned the technique over time...you have to be dead on behind the license plate though. Odd for "comfort"...