Even though cars are tending to become a lot more compact, one is happy to enjoy a substantial volume of transport on most recent vehicles. If you’re going on holiday, shopping or moving house, the trunk of your Fiat Panda 2 is a large and very useful space. So, what to do if the trunk of your Fiat Panda 2 is stuck? This is exactly what we will try to answer today. We will specifically focus on closing a blocked safe, but you may possibly find 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 Fiat Panda 2.


Trunk lock Fiat Panda 2 stuck, why?

So let’s commence our article with the origins of an Fiat Panda 2 trunk that get stuck . They can be multiple, although in most instances it will be the same complications that will be involved.

Fiat Panda 2 trunk lock connection wires cut

First cause for a trunk stuck on Fiat Panda 2. 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 triggers the outside trunk release handle to not respond and may possibly also provoke complications with your rear lights, which might be connected to similar 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 Fiat Panda 2 if you don’t know how to check their condition), there is a good chance that the tailgate of your Fiat Panda 2 is blocked due to an electrical problem.

Fiat Panda 2 trunk broken lock

The second opportunity of a blocked trunk is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Fiat Panda 2 that is the cause of your problem . In reality, it is possible, in the long run, that it may possibly become blocked or that internal mechanisms may break. In this instance, 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 Fiat Panda 2 trunk

At last, a last possibility, despite the fact that the origin of the problem is in most cases 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 Fiat Panda 2?

Now that we have found out the different causes for a trunk stuck on Fiat Panda 2 , we will focus on the solutions to open a blocked trunk.

Opening a stuck trunk Fiat Panda 2 with the inner lock

First opportunity, the trunk lock of your Fiat Panda 2 is totally blocked, the external handle may be broken, or you may have an electrical problem. In this case, a remedy is offered to you, go through the interior of the car use the internal trunk handle . In fact, 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 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 Fiat Panda 2 .

Open trunk stuck Fiat Panda 2 with a lubricant spray

Second solution. It is possible that, as time passes, dust, the trunk closure of your Fiat Panda 2 may have jammed , to get rid of it, from inside your car, use degreaser to come clean and lubricate the lock of your Fiat Panda 2. This solution may possibly give you the opportunity to reoperate your locked trunk.

Open blocked tailgate Fiat Panda 2, try to remove the foreign object

Finally, last possibility, it is possible that the trunk of your Fiat Panda 2 is blocked due to 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 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 Fiat Panda 2 , we advise 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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