The second problem that may cause you to look for how to open the trunk of your Toyota Venza from the inside, is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Toyota Venza that is at the beginning of your problem.In the long run, it may become blocked or internal mechanisms may break. In this case, the action of the exterior trunk handle no longer stimulates the mechanism. This exact thing happen to my '06 ESC. You can pull the plastic back far enough to reach the mechanizm to unlock the door by hand. Then get it open, and pull the two pieces off. The actuator is siezed. I was told to order this piece right from GM. Up here in Canada, $411.50.. Search: 2005 Cadillac Cts Glove Box Removal. Page 39 CAUTION.