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Strap from buggy trapped in boot lock, cannot open boot.

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Strap from buggy trapped in boot lock, cannot open boot. Have tried pulling strap whilst someone tries to lift door from outside. Also had trim off inside can see strap jammed fast in hook of lock. Jammed pretty solid. Any suggestions before we go to garage?  also, beeping to tell me door not shut. and it's a 06plate zafira.

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vauxhall
Expert:  vauxdoc replied 3 years ago.

Welcome to Just Answer,

I had a similar fault on an Astra which shares the same lock mechanism and I got it open by using a lever under the catch with a bit of brute force and operating the manual override switch in the centre of the catch, it may damage the catch a bit but they are easy to replace once open.

The beeping will be because the tailgate is not 100% closed.

I hope this helps you out, good luck,Customer