Whether you’re running rubish, helping someone move, or going away for the weekend, the extra volume offered by the trunk of your Audi S5 is necessary. On the other hand, it can happen, in some cases, that your trunk gets stuck, if it is because of a power failure, or a problem with the lock, you will obviously end up struggling when confronted with this trouble. That’s why we chosen to produce this content page to help you understand how to open the trunk of a Audi S5 from the inside? This should give you a short-term treatment to access the trunk whilst you consider a complete repair. To do this, we will first discover why the trunk of your car is blocked, and furthermore, how to open the trunk of your Audi S5 from the interior.


Why is the trunk of your Audi S5 locked?

We will now see one by one the problems that can make you want to open the safe of your Audi S5 from the inside.

Lock connection wires cut off that blocks your Audi S5 trunk

First justification for a locked trunk on your car. It is likely that the wires or the wiring harness of the trunk lock may have been cut by force or because of shocks. This trouble causes the outside trunk release handle to not react and may also bring about problems with your rear lights which may be linked with the same wiring harness. If you have these two problems and your bulbs are not burnt out (please refer to our content page on changing the bulbs of the rear lights on Audi S5 if you don’t know how to test their state, there is a good chance that the tailgate of your Audi S5 is blocked caused by an electrical trouble.

Broken trunk lock on Audi S5

The second trouble that may cause you to search for how to open the trunk of your Audi S5 from the inside, is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Audi S5 that is at the cause of your trouble. After a while, it may become blocked or internal mechanisms may break. In such a case, the action of the exterior trunk handle no longer activates the mechanism. You may still perceive the sound of activation, but the mechanism will not spin.

Something’s jammed in the lock

To conclude, a last possibility, although the origin of the trouble is generally already established. It is possible that you have something (a bag for example, a jacket, leaves…) stuck in the lock of your trunk and that this foreign body keeps it in the closed position.

How to open trunk Audi S5 from the inside?

After going over the various reasons why you might want to open the trunk of your Audi S5 from the inside, we will describe how to do it in practice.

You may not be informed of it, but there is an internal handle on your trunk, which is there for safety. This handle is hidden and most of us are not even knowledgeable of its existence. On the other hand, it is the handle that will allow you to open the trunk of your Audi S5 from the passenger compartment. To discover this “handle” you’ll have to get in the back seat (don’t be reluctant to fold it down for more space), and, at the trunk lock of your Audi S5 (center of the tailgate), you’ll have to remove a plastic cover to see the whole lock appear. Once this has been carried out, you should identify a sort of lever that once activated will allow you to open the tailgate of your Audi S5 from the inside. Be careful though, on many models if this lever remains in the open position you will not be able to lock your trunk when locking your car with the central locking system. So make sure you put it back in position once you close your trunk.

If you have any further questions about the Audi S5, do not hesitate to consult our Audi S5 category.