Even though vehicles are tending to become progressively more compact, one is happy to enjoy a important volume of transport on most recent vehicles. If you’re going on vacation, shopping or moving house, the trunk of your Cadillac CT6 is a large and very important space. So, what to do if the trunk of your Cadillac CT6 is stuck? This is precisely what we will try to answer in this article. We will mainly focus on closing a blocked safe, but you may possibly discover this content useful if you can’t close your trunk anymore. In a first step, we will try to find the motives of a trunk locker stuck, and in a second step, how to open the stuck trunck locker from a Cadillac CT6.
Trunk lock Cadillac CT6 stuck, why?
So let’s begin our article with the roots of an Cadillac CT6 trunk that get stuck . They can be diverse, although in most instances it will be the same problems that will be involved.
Cadillac CT6 trunk lock connection wires cut
First cause for a trunk stuck on Cadillac CT6. It is possible that the wires or wiring harness of your trunk lock may possibly have been severed by force, or because of shocks. This issue causes the outside trunk release handle to not react and may possibly also cause problems with your rear lights, which may be caused by the same wiring harness. If you have these two problems and your bulbs are not burnt out (please refer to our content on changing the bulbs of the rear lights on Cadillac CT6 if you don’t know how to verify their condition), there is a good chance that the tailgate of your Cadillac CT6 is blocked because of an electrical issue.
Cadillac CT6 trunk broken lock
The second opportunity of a blocked trunk is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Cadillac CT6 that is the trigger of your issue . In fact, it is possible, after a while, that it may possibly become blocked or that internal mechanisms may break. In such a case, the action of the trunk handle no longer activates the mechanism. You may possibly still notice the activation noise, but not the mechanisms turning.
Something’s jammed in the lock of my Cadillac CT6 trunk
Finally, a last possibility, even though the source of the problem is usually 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 a stuck trunk Cadillac CT6?
Now that we have found out the different causes for a trunk stuck on Cadillac CT6 , we will focus on the solutions to open a blocked trunk.
Opening a stuck trunk Cadillac CT6 with the inner lock
First opportunity, the trunk lock of your Cadillac CT6 is completely blocked, the external handle may be broken, or you may have an electrical issue. In this case, a solution is offered to you, go through the interior of the vehicle use the internal trunk handle . In fact, 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 identify a hole (sometimes hidden behind 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 Cadillac CT6 .
Open trunk stuck Cadillac CT6 with a lubricant spray
Second remedy. It is possible that, with time, dust, the trunk closure of your Cadillac CT6 may have jammed , to get rid of it, from inside your motor vehicle, use degreaser to come clean and lubricate the lock of your Cadillac CT6. This remedy may possibly give you the opportunity to reoperate your locked trunk.
Open blocked tailgate Cadillac CT6, try to take out the foreign object
Finally, last possibility, it is possible that the trunk of your Cadillac CT6 is blocked because of a foreign object that got into the lock. In this case, there are few solutions. It is up to you to take out 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 Cadillac CT6 , we recommend you to go to your technician who will have the tools and more advanced knowledge to unlock the trunk of your motor vehicle .
In the event that you have any further questions about the Cadillac CT6, do not hesitate to consult our Cadillac CT6 category.