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


Trunk lock Hyundai Accent stuck, why?

So let’s start our article content with the origins of an Hyundai Accent trunk that get stuck . They can be diverse, although in many instances it will be the same problems that will be concerned.

Hyundai Accent trunk lock connection wires cut

First explanation for a trunk stuck on Hyundai Accent. It is possible that the wires or wiring harness of your trunk lock may possibly have been severed by force, or resulting from shocks. This problem triggers the outside trunk release handle to not respond and may possibly as well provoke problems with your rear lights, which may be linked to similar wiring harness. If you have these two problems and your bulbs are not burnt out (please refer to our article on changing the bulbs of the rear lights on Hyundai Accent if you don’t know how to verify their condition), there is a good chance that the tailgate of your Hyundai Accent is blocked resulting from an electrical problem.

Hyundai Accent trunk broken lock

The second opportunity of a blocked trunk is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Hyundai Accent that is the trigger of your problem . In fact, it is possible, as time passes, 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 Hyundai Accent trunk

Finally, a last possibility, despite the fact that the origin 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 Hyundai Accent?

Now that we have found out the different reasons for a trunk stuck on Hyundai Accent , we will focus on the solutions to open a blocked trunk.

Opening a stuck trunk Hyundai Accent with the inner lock

First opportunity, the trunk lock of your Hyundai Accent is totally blocked, the external handle may be broken, 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 . Indeed, 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 Hyundai Accent .

Open trunk stuck Hyundai Accent with a lubricant spray

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

Open blocked tailgate Hyundai Accent, try to take out the foreign object

Finally, last possibility, it is possible that the trunk of your Hyundai Accent 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 Hyundai Accent , we advise you to go to your mechanic who will have the tools and more advanced knowledge to unlock the trunk of your car .

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