Whether you’re running rubish, helping someone move, or going away for the weekend, the extra volume offered by the trunk of your Peugeot 309 is necessary. However, it can happen, occasionally, that your trunk gets stuck, whether it is because of a power failure, or a problem with the lock, you will unavoidably find yourself struggling when encountered with this problem. That’s why we decided to create this article content to help you find out how to open the trunk of a Peugeot 309 from the inside? This should give you a temporary treatment to access the trunk while you reflect on a complete repair. To accomplish this, we will first find out why the trunk of your car is blocked, and additionally, how to open the trunk of your Peugeot 309 from the interior.


Why is the trunk of your Peugeot 309 locked?

We will now see one after the other the problems that can make you want to open the safe of your Peugeot 309 from the inside.

Lock connection wires cut off that blocks your Peugeot 309 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 problem causes the outside trunk release handle to not act in response and may also generate 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 browse our article content on changing the bulbs of the rear lights on Peugeot 309 if you don’t know how to test their condition, there is a good chance that the tailgate of your Peugeot 309 is blocked due to an electrical problem.

Broken trunk lock on Peugeot 309

The second problem that may cause you to search for how to open the trunk of your Peugeot 309 from the inside, is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Peugeot 309 that is at the source of your problem. Over time, it may become blocked or internal mechanisms may break. In this instance, the action of the exterior trunk handle no longer activates the system. You may still listen to the sound of activation, but the mechanism will not turn.

Something’s jammed in the lock

To conclude, a last situation, even though the cause of the problem is usually 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 309 from the inside?

After going over the various factors why you might want to open the trunk of your Peugeot 309 from the inside, we will teach 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 security. This handle is hidden and most of us are not even conscious of its existence. However, it is the handle that will allow you to open the trunk of your Peugeot 309 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 309 (center of the tailgate), you’ll have to remove a plastic cover to see the entire lock appear. Once this has been carried out, you should find a sort of lever that once activated will allow you to open the tailgate of your Peugeot 309 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.

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