Even though vehicles are tending to become more and more compact, one is happy to enjoy a large volume of transport on most recent cars. If you’re going on a break, shopping or moving house, the trunk of your Ford Puma is a large and very valuable space. So, what to do if the trunk of your Ford Puma is stuck? This is exactly what we will try to answer in this article. We will specifically focus on closing a blocked safe, but you may possibly find this content page 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 Ford Puma.


Trunk lock Ford Puma stuck, why?

So let’s begin our article with the origins of an Ford Puma trunk that get stuck . They can be diverse, nevertheless in most cases it will be the same problems that will be concerned.

Ford Puma trunk lock connection wires cut

First reason for a trunk stuck on Ford Puma. 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 problem causes the outside trunk release handle to not react and may possibly also cause problems with your rear lights, which may be linked to the same wiring harness. If you have these two problems and your bulbs are not burnt out (please refer to our content page on changing the bulbs of the rear lights on Ford Puma if you don’t know how to check their condition), there is a good chance that the tailgate of your Ford Puma is blocked because of an electrical problem.

Ford Puma trunk damaged lock

The second opportunity of a blocked trunk is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Ford Puma 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 such a case, the action of the trunk handle no longer triggers the mechanism. You may possibly still notice the activation noise, but not the mechanisms turning.

Something’s jammed in the lock of my Ford Puma 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 Ford Puma?

Now that we have discovered the different causes for a trunk stuck on Ford Puma , we will focus on the solutions to open a blocked trunk.

Opening a stuck trunk Ford Puma with the inner lock

First opportunity, the trunk lock of your Ford Puma is entirely 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 car 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 locate 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 Ford Puma .

Open trunk stuck Ford Puma with a lubricant spray

Second remedy. It is possible that, as time passes, dust, the trunk closure of your Ford Puma may have jammed , to get rid of it, from inside your motor vehicle, use degreaser to come clean and lubricate the lock of your Ford Puma. This remedy may possibly give you the opportunity to reoperate your locked trunk.

Open blocked tailgate Ford Puma, try to take out the foreign object

Finally, last possibility, it is possible that the trunk of your Ford Puma 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 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 Ford Puma , we suggest you to go to your mechanic 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 Ford Puma, do not hesitate to consult our Ford Puma category.