Despite the fact that vehicles are tending to become a lot more compact, one is happy to enjoy a large volume of transport on most modern cars. Whether you’re going on a break, shopping or moving house, the trunk of your Land Rover Evoque is a large and very practical space. So, what to do if the trunk of your Land Rover Evoque is stuck? This is precisely what we will try to answer in this article. We will principally concentrate on closing a blocked safe, but you might find 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 Land Rover Evoque.


Trunk lock Land Rover Evoque stuck, why?

So let’s start our article with the sources of an Land Rover Evoque trunk that get stuck . They can be multiple, nevertheless in most instances it will be the same problems that will be involved.

Land Rover Evoque trunk lock connection wires cut

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

Land Rover Evoque trunk broken lock

The second opportunity of a blocked trunk is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Land Rover Evoque that is the cause of your issue . In reality, it is possible, after a while, that it might become blocked or that internal mechanisms may break. In such a case, 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 Land Rover Evoque trunk

At last, a last possibility, despite the fact that the source of the issue 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 Land Rover Evoque?

Now that we have found out the different causes for a trunk stuck on Land Rover Evoque , we will concentrate on the solutions to open a blocked trunk.

Opening a stuck trunk Land Rover Evoque with the inner lock

First opportunity, the trunk lock of your Land Rover Evoque is entirely blocked, the external handle may be broken, or you may have an electrical issue. In such a case, a remedy 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 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 Land Rover Evoque .

Open trunk stuck Land Rover Evoque with a lubricant spray

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

Open blocked tailgate Land Rover Evoque, try to remove the foreign object

Finally, last possibility, it is possible that the trunk of your Land Rover Evoque is blocked as a result of a foreign object that got into the lock. In such a 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 Land Rover Evoque , we advise you to go to your technician who will have the tools and more advanced knowledge to unlock the trunk of your car .

Whenever you have any further questions about the Land Rover Evoque, do not hesitate to consult our Land Rover Evoque category.