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The button is pressed in situations not found in the user's manual such as handling irate drivers in traffic, dealing with unruly children throwing eggs at the car, negotiating with highway patrol officers after being pulled over, helping deliver a child when a nearby hospital is not accessible, or dispatching a gang in the parking lot.
The Trunk Monkey is also portrayed as an effective theft deterrent, as seen in one commercial where the chimpanzee knocks out a would-be car thief and throws him off a bridge.
After a few weeks, the idea of the Trunkmonkey had spread to all the regional club forums and had become a piece of everyday conversation.
The domain name was registered on March 23, 2000 to start up a Web site dedicated to the joke, which Sean designed.
Over the course of 20, Trunkmonkey Racing became more serious, recruited multiple drivers and co-drivers, and built three race cars for autocross, rallycross, ice racing, and rally competition.
A few other race teams and amateur motorsports drivers became honorary affiliates and displayed Trunkmonkey regalia on their cars as part of their sponsorship packages.
Sean started calling Suburban Auto Group in February of 2003 to get more information about the Trunk Monkey advertisements.
The commercials focus on the Trunk Monkey, a fictional dealer-installed option on cars.
The optional feature consists of a live chimpanzee inside the trunk and a special button in the passenger compartment.
The term was introduced by "Rasher" in 2005 in the southern UK as a slang term for field service engineer's labourers. On request the "Trunk Monkey" would spring from the van and perform mundane tasks such as carrying tools.
The trunk monkey then returned to the van until called again.