Even though automobiles are tending to become more and more compact, one is happy to enjoy a significant volume of transport on most recent cars. If you’re going on a break, shopping or moving house, the trunk of your CUPRA FORMENTOR is a large and very useful space. So, what to do if the trunk of your CUPRA FORMENTOR is stuck? This is exactly what we will try to answer in this article. We will mainly concentrate on closing a blocked safe, but you might discover this content 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 CUPRA FORMENTOR.


Trunk lock CUPRA FORMENTOR stuck, why?

So let’s commence our content with the roots of an CUPRA FORMENTOR trunk that get stuck . They can be diverse, although in most cases it will be the same complications that will be involved.

CUPRA FORMENTOR trunk lock connection wires cut

First explanation for a trunk stuck on CUPRA FORMENTOR. It is possible that the wires or wiring harness of your trunk lock might have been severed by force, or due to shocks. This problem triggers the outside trunk release handle to not react and might as well cause 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 content on changing the bulbs of the rear lights on CUPRA FORMENTOR if you don’t know how to check their condition), there is a good chance that the tailgate of your CUPRA FORMENTOR is blocked due to an electrical problem.

CUPRA FORMENTOR trunk damaged lock

The second opportunity of a blocked trunk is that it is the lock of the trunk of your CUPRA FORMENTOR that is the cause of your problem . In reality, it is possible, in the long run, that it might become blocked or that internal mechanisms may break. In this instance, the action of the trunk handle no longer activates the mechanism. You might still notice the activation noise, but not the mechanisms turning.

Something’s jammed in the lock of my CUPRA FORMENTOR trunk

Finally, a last possibility, despite the fact that the source 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 a stuck trunk CUPRA FORMENTOR?

Now that we have found out the different factors for a trunk stuck on CUPRA FORMENTOR , we will concentrate on the solutions to open a blocked trunk.

Opening a stuck trunk CUPRA FORMENTOR with the inner lock

First opportunity, the trunk lock of your CUPRA FORMENTOR is completely blocked, the external handle may be damaged, or you may have an electrical problem. In such a case, a solution is offered to you, go through the interior of the vehicle use the internal trunk handle . Obviously, not everyone knows it, but there is an internal mechanism in the trunk that enables you to open it from the inside, you will need to locate 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 CUPRA FORMENTOR .

Open trunk stuck CUPRA FORMENTOR with a lubricant spray

Second remedy. It is possible that, over time, dust, the trunk closure of your CUPRA FORMENTOR may have jammed , to get rid of it, from inside your car, use degreaser to come clean and lubricate the lock of your CUPRA FORMENTOR. This remedy might give you the opportunity to reoperate your locked trunk.

Open blocked tailgate CUPRA FORMENTOR, try to take out the foreign object

Finally, last possibility, it is possible that the trunk of your CUPRA FORMENTOR is blocked because of a foreign object that got into the lock. In such a case, there are few solutions. It is up to you to take out as many plastic covers as possible from the inside of your car 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 CUPRA FORMENTOR , we suggest you to go to your technician who will have the tools and more advanced knowledge to unlock the trunk of your car .

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