Even though cars are tending to become more and more compact, one is happy to enjoy a important volume of transport on most modern cars. Whether you’re going on holiday, shopping or moving house, the trunk of your Audi E-Tron is a large and very important space. So, what to do if the trunk of your Audi E-Tron is stuck? This is precisely what we will try to answer today. We will mainly focus on closing a blocked safe, but you may possibly locate this article useful if you can’t close your trunk anymore. In a first step, we will try to find the causes of a trunk locker stuck, and in a second step, how to open the stuck trunck locker from a Audi E-Tron.
Trunk lock Audi E-Tron stuck, why?
So let’s commence our guideline with the origins of an Audi E-Tron trunk that get stuck . They can be diverse, although in most instances it will be the same complications that will be concerned.
Audi E-Tron trunk lock connection wires cut
First cause for a trunk stuck on Audi E-Tron. It is possible that the wires or wiring harness of your trunk lock may possibly have been severed by force, or due to shocks. This problem causes the outside trunk release handle to not respond and may possibly also bring about complications with your rear lights, which may be linked to the same wiring harness. If you have these two complications and your bulbs are not burnt out (please refer to our article on changing the bulbs of the rear lights on Audi E-Tron if you don’t know how to check their condition), there is a good chance that the tailgate of your Audi E-Tron is blocked due to an electrical problem.
Audi E-Tron trunk damaged lock
The second possibility of a blocked trunk is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Audi E-Tron that is the cause of your problem . In fact, it is possible, with time, that it may possibly become blocked or that internal mechanisms may break. In this instance, the action of the trunk handle no longer triggers the system. You may possibly still notice the activation noise, but not the mechanisms turning.
Something’s jammed in the lock of my Audi E-Tron trunk
At last, a last possibility, despite the fact that the origin of the issue 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 a stuck trunk Audi E-Tron?
Now that we have found out the different factors for a trunk stuck on Audi E-Tron , we will focus on the possibilities to open a blocked trunk.
Opening a stuck trunk Audi E-Tron with the inner lock
First possibility, the trunk lock of your Audi E-Tron is totally blocked, the external handle may be damaged, or you may have an electrical problem. In this case, a solution is offered to you, go through the interior of the vehicle use the internal trunk handle . Indeed, not everyone is aware of it, but there is an internal mechanism in the trunk that allows you to open it from the inside, you will need to find a hole (sometimes hidden at the rear of a plastic cover) in the centre of your tailgate in which you can insert a screwdriver and press on the sides to unlock the trunk lock of your Audi E-Tron .
Open trunk stuck Audi E-Tron with a lubricant spray
Second remedy. It is possible that, with time, dust, the trunk closure of your Audi E-Tron may have jammed , to get rid of it, from inside your motor vehicle, use degreaser to come clean and lubricate the lock of your Audi E-Tron. This remedy may possibly give you the possibility to reoperate your locked trunk.
Open blocked tailgate Audi E-Tron, try to remove the foreign object
Finally, last possibility, it is possible that the trunk of your Audi E-Tron is blocked as a result of a foreign object that got into the lock. In this case, there are few solutions. It is up to you to remove as many plastic covers as possible from the inside of your motor vehicle in order to have the most open access possible to the lock and try to remove as many foreign objects as possible from the trunk closure using pliers. If you are unable to open the locked trunk of your Audi E-Tron , we suggest you to go to your technician who will have the tools and more advanced knowledge to unlock the trunk of your motor vehicle .
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