Even though vehicles are tending to become progressively more compact, one is happy to enjoy a significant volume of transport on most modern cars. If you’re going on a break, shopping or moving house, the trunk of your Mercury Milan is a large and very practical space. So, what to do if the trunk of your Mercury Milan is stuck? This is precisely what we will try to answer in this article. We will mainly concentrate on closing a blocked safe, but you may 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 Mercury Milan.


Trunk lock Mercury Milan stuck, why?

So let’s start our guideline with the origins of an Mercury Milan trunk that get stuck . They can be multiple, nevertheless in most instances it will be the same problems that will be concerned.

Mercury Milan trunk lock connection wires cut

First explanation for a trunk stuck on Mercury Milan. It is possible that the wires or wiring harness of your trunk lock may have been severed by force, or because of shocks. This problem causes the outside trunk release handle to not react and may as well cause problems with your rear lights, which might be connected 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 Mercury Milan if you don’t know how to check their condition), there is a good chance that the tailgate of your Mercury Milan is blocked because of an electrical problem.

Mercury Milan trunk broken lock

The second possibility of a blocked trunk is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Mercury Milan that is the cause of your problem . In fact, it is possible, after a while, that it may become blocked or that internal mechanisms may break. In this case, the action of the trunk handle no longer triggers the mechanism. You may still hear the activation noise, but not the mechanisms turning.

Something’s jammed in the lock of my Mercury Milan trunk

At last, a last possibility, despite the fact that the source 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 Mercury Milan?

Now that we have found out the different reasons for a trunk stuck on Mercury Milan , we will concentrate on the possibilities to open a blocked trunk.

Opening a stuck trunk Mercury Milan with the inner lock

First possibility, the trunk lock of your Mercury Milan is completely blocked, the external handle may be broken, or you may have an electrical problem. In such a case, a remedy is offered to you, go through the interior of the vehicle use the internal trunk handle . In actual fact, not everyone knows it, but there is an internal mechanism in the trunk that allows you to open it from the inside, you will need to find 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 Mercury Milan .

Open trunk stuck Mercury Milan with a lubricant spray

Second solution. It is possible that, over time, dust, the trunk closure of your Mercury Milan may have jammed , to get rid of it, from inside your car, use degreaser to come clean and lubricate the lock of your Mercury Milan. This solution may give you the possibility to reoperate your locked trunk.

Open blocked tailgate Mercury Milan, try to take out the foreign object

Finally, last possibility, it is possible that the trunk of your Mercury Milan 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 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 Mercury Milan , 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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