Despite the fact that cars are tending to become progressively more compact, one is happy to enjoy a substantial volume of transport on most recent vehicles. Whether you’re going on a break, shopping or moving house, the trunk of your Nissan Qashqai 2 is a large and very important space. So, what to do if the trunk of your Nissan Qashqai 2 is stuck? This is precisely what we will try to answer in this article. We will principally focus on closing a blocked safe, but you might locate 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 Nissan Qashqai 2.


Trunk lock Nissan Qashqai 2 stuck, why?

So let’s commence our guideline with the sources of an Nissan Qashqai 2 trunk that get stuck . They can be multiple, nevertheless in most instances it will be the same complications that will be involved.

Nissan Qashqai 2 trunk lock connection wires cut

First reason for a trunk stuck on Nissan Qashqai 2. It is possible that the wires or wiring harness of your trunk lock might have been severed by force, or resulting from shocks. This issue triggers the outside trunk release handle to not react and might also trigger complications with your rear lights, which might be connected to the same wiring harness. If you have these two complications and your bulbs are not burnt out (please refer to our article on changing the bulbs of the rear lights on Nissan Qashqai 2 if you don’t know how to verify their condition), there is a good chance that the tailgate of your Nissan Qashqai 2 is blocked resulting from an electrical issue.

Nissan Qashqai 2 trunk broken lock

The second possibility of a blocked trunk is that it is the lock of the trunk of your Nissan Qashqai 2 that is the cause of your issue . In fact, 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 mechanism. You might still notice the activation noise, but not the mechanisms turning.

Something’s jammed in the lock of my Nissan Qashqai 2 trunk

At last, a last possibility, despite the fact that the origin of the issue 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 Nissan Qashqai 2?

Now that we have found out the different factors for a trunk stuck on Nissan Qashqai 2 , we will focus on the solutions to open a blocked trunk.

Opening a stuck trunk Nissan Qashqai 2 with the inner lock

First possibility, the trunk lock of your Nissan Qashqai 2 is totally blocked, the external handle may be broken, or you may have an electrical issue. In this case, a remedy is offered to you, go through the interior of the car use the internal trunk handle . In fact, 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 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 Nissan Qashqai 2 .

Open trunk stuck Nissan Qashqai 2 with a lubricant spray

Second solution. It is possible that, over time, dust, the trunk closure of your Nissan Qashqai 2 may have jammed , to get rid of it, from inside your motor vehicle, use degreaser to come clean and lubricate the lock of your Nissan Qashqai 2. This solution might give you the possibility to reoperate your locked trunk.

Open blocked tailgate Nissan Qashqai 2, try to take out the foreign object

Finally, last possibility, it is possible that the trunk of your Nissan Qashqai 2 is blocked due to 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 Nissan Qashqai 2 , we recommend you to go to your mechanic who will have the tools and more advanced knowledge to unlock the trunk of your motor vehicle .

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