Despite the fact that cars are tending to become a lot more compact, one is happy to enjoy a substantial volume of transport on most modern cars. Whether you’re going on a break, shopping or moving house, the trunk of your Ford S-max 2 is a large and very valuable space. So, what to do if the trunk of your Ford S-max 2 is stuck? This is precisely what we will try to answer today. We will principally focus 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 motives of a trunk locker stuck, and in a second step, how to open the stuck trunck locker from a Ford S-max 2.


Trunk lock Ford S-max 2 stuck, why?

So let’s begin our content with the roots of an Ford S-max 2 trunk that get stuck . They can be multiple, nevertheless in most instances it will be the same complications that will be involved.

Ford S-max 2 trunk lock connection wires cut

First cause for a trunk stuck on Ford S-max 2. 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 trigger complications with your rear lights, which may 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 Ford S-max 2 if you don’t know how to check their condition), there is a good chance that the tailgate of your Ford S-max 2 is blocked due to an electrical problem.

Ford S-max 2 trunk broken lock

The second possibility of a blocked trunk is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Ford S-max 2 that is the trigger of your problem . In reality, it is possible, as time passes, that it might become blocked or that internal mechanisms may break. In this instance, the action of the trunk handle no longer activates the system. You might still notice the activation noise, but not the mechanisms turning.

Something’s jammed in the lock of my Ford S-max 2 trunk

At last, a last possibility, even though the origin of the problem is generally 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 Ford S-max 2?

Now that we have found out the different factors for a trunk stuck on Ford S-max 2 , we will focus on the solutions to open a blocked trunk.

Opening a stuck trunk Ford S-max 2 with the inner lock

First possibility, the trunk lock of your Ford S-max 2 is completely blocked, the external handle may be broken, 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 . 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 identify 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 S-max 2 .

Open trunk stuck Ford S-max 2 with a lubricant spray

Second remedy. It is possible that, over time, dust, the trunk closure of your Ford S-max 2 may have jammed , to get rid of it, from inside your car, use degreaser to come clean and lubricate the lock of your Ford S-max 2. This remedy might give you the possibility to reoperate your locked trunk.

Open blocked tailgate Ford S-max 2, try to remove the foreign object

Finally, last possibility, it is possible that the trunk of your Ford S-max 2 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 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 Ford S-max 2 , we advise you to go to your auto mechanic who will have the tools and more advanced knowledge to unlock the trunk of your car .

If you have any further questions about the Ford S-max 2, do not hesitate to consult our Ford S-max 2 category.