mercedes/clk-class/2003-2009

phone compartment on 2005 CLK 320 convertible won't open

am i doing it wrong or is it broken?

i am looking for the UHI phone connector.

i can open the storage compartment but can't open the phone compartment attached to the lid - which has a group of wires persumeably leading to the UHI connector.

any tricks to opening the phone box?

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