No matter you’re running rubish, helping someone move, or going away for the weekend, the extra volume provided by the trunk of your Mercedes Benz S Class is necessary. However, it can happen, occasionally, that your trunk gets stuck, regardless it is because of a power issues, or a problem with the lock, you will inevitably end up in trouble when confronted with this issue. That’s why we decided to create this article to help you understand how to open the trunk of a Mercedes Benz S Class from the inside? This should give you a temporary solution to access the trunk while you consider a complete repair. For this, we will first see why the trunk of your car is blocked, and secondly, how to open the trunk of your Mercedes Benz S Class from the interior.
Why is the trunk of your Mercedes Benz S Class locked?
We will now see one after the other the complications that can make you want to open the safe of your Mercedes Benz S Class from the inside.
Lock connection wires cut off that blocks your Mercedes Benz S Class trunk
First motive for a locked trunk on your car. It is possible that the wires or the wiring harness of the trunk lock may have been cut by force or because of shocks. This issue triggers the outside trunk release handle to not respond and may also trigger complications with your rear lights which may be connected to the same wiring harness. If you have these two complications and your bulbs are not burnt out (please have a look at our article on changing the bulbs of the rear lights on Mercedes Benz S Class if you don’t know how to test their condition, there is a good chance that the tailgate of your Mercedes Benz S Class is blocked because of an electrical issue.
Broken trunk lock on Mercedes Benz S Class
The second issue that may cause you to search for how to open the trunk of your Mercedes Benz S Class from the inside, is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Mercedes Benz S Class that is at the origin of your issue. After a while, it may become blocked or internal mechanisms may break. In this instance, the action of the exterior trunk handle no longer activates the mechanism. You may still listen to the sound of activation, but the mechanism will not turn.
Something’s jammed in the lock
Finally, a last possibility, despite the fact that the cause of the issue is in general already known. 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 Mercedes Benz S Class from the inside?
After going over the various causes why you might want to open the trunk of your Mercedes Benz S Class from the inside, we will show you how to do it in practice.
You may not be aware of it, but there is an internal handle on your trunk, which is there for essential safety. This handle is hidden and many people are not even conscious of its existence. However, it is the handle that will allow you to open the trunk of your Mercedes Benz S Class from the passenger compartment. To situate this “handle” you’ll have to get in the back seat (don’t hesitate to fold it down for more space), and, at the trunk lock of your Mercedes Benz S Class (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 Mercedes Benz S Class from the inside. Be careful though, on many models if this lever keeps in the open position you will not be able to lock your trunk when locking your car with the central locking system. So be sure to put it back in position once you close your trunk.
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