Whether you’re running rubish, assisting in someone move, or going away for the weekend, the extra volume provided by the trunk of your Peugeot 107 is important. However, it can happen, occasionally, that your trunk gets stuck, regardless it is because of a power failure, or a problem with the lock, you will obviously find yourself struggling when confronted with this issue. That’s why we decided to write this content to help you understand how to open the trunk of a Peugeot 107 from the inside? This should give you a temporary solution to access the trunk whilst you consider a complete repair. To do so, we will first find out why the trunk of your car is blocked, and furthermore, how to open the trunk of your Peugeot 107 from the interior.
Why is the trunk of your Peugeot 107 locked?
We will now see one after the other the problems that can make you want to open the safe of your Peugeot 107 from the inside.
Lock connection wires cut off that blocks your Peugeot 107 trunk
First explanation 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 issue triggers the outside trunk release handle to not act in response and may also bring about problems with your rear lights which may be connected with the same wiring harness. If you have these two problems and your bulbs are not burnt out (please read our content on changing the bulbs of the rear lights on Peugeot 107 if you don’t know how to verify their condition, there is a good chance that the tailgate of your Peugeot 107 is blocked resulting from an electrical issue.
Broken trunk lock on Peugeot 107
The second issue that may cause you to look for how to open the trunk of your Peugeot 107 from the inside, is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Peugeot 107 that is at the beginning of your issue. 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 stimulates the mechanism. You may still notice the sound of activation, but the mechanism will not spin.
Something’s jammed in the lock
To conclude, a last situation, despite the fact that the source 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 Peugeot 107 from the inside?
After going over the various reasons why you might want to open the trunk of your Peugeot 107 from the inside, we will explain how to do it in practice.
You may not be conscious of it, but there is an internal handle on your trunk, which is there for essential safety. This handle is hidden and most people are not even informed of its existence. However, it is the handle that will allow you to open the trunk of your Peugeot 107 from the passenger compartment. To discover 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 Peugeot 107 (center of the tailgate), you’ll have to remove a plastic cover to see the complete lock appear. Once this has been conducted, you should identify a sort of lever that once activated will allow you to open the tailgate of your Peugeot 107 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 make sure you put it back in position once you close your trunk.
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