I have a glove trapped in my rear hatch of my Countryman...can't get the glove out and cannot get the hatch opened because of that...any ideas?!!

140

Asked by Mar 05, 2014 at 06:13 PM about the 2012 MINI Countryman S ALL4

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a glove trapped in my rear hatch of my Countryman...can't get the glove out and cannot get the hatch opened because of that...any ideas?!!

7 Answers

140

Thanks ... I've tried that...is there an emergency manual latch pull somewhere? This is wacko!!

8 out of 8 people think this is helpful.
140

Thank you very much. I ended up taking it to the dealer and they corrected it in 10 seconds!! They pulled the latch up on the outside of the door and then jerked up the door with their left hand holding onto the lower left corner of the hatch door. He said you had to be careful not to put to much force on the latch itself and put most of the force on the corner of the door...but that solved it!! Thank you so much for your suggestions!!

6 out of 6 people think this is helpful.

That was extremely helpful, it worked on our mini that had a strap jammed in the latch

40

I just had the exact same situation with a bag strap and my Countryman and was able to get it fixed based on what I read here. If you have someone to help have them hold the latch open but if you are alone, like me, then keep the latch open by stuffing some cloth in there. Once the latch was held open I pulled the seat backs down and climbed in. One swift kick to the inside of the boot did the trick.

4 out of 4 people think this is helpful.

Best advice ever. Thanks for saving me the frustration of sorting this out!

10

Agree with the above - brilliant advice' I stuffed cloth in to hold open the latch, put the seats down & gave it a kick from inside as was on my own, wasn't even a hard kick.. Worked a treat

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Bless you all! The gentle kick worked great. I was about to lose my mind, as the trunk light was triggered on and I was worried my battery would die.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Countryman

Looking for a Used Countryman in your area?

CarGurus has 3,749 nationwide Countryman listings starting at $6,900.

ZIP:

Search MINI Countryman Questions

MINI Countryman Experts

#1 IanColumbus
IanColumbus
Reputation 140
#2 melpul
melpul
Reputation 70
#3 Markw1952
Markw1952
Reputation 50
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used MINI Cooper
206 Great Deals out of 11,147 listings starting at $1,550
Used MINI Cooper Clubman
69 Great Deals out of 3,912 listings starting at $4,000
Used MINI Cooper Paceman
16 Great Deals out of 288 listings starting at $11,998
Used MINI Roadster
147 listings starting at $9,995
Used BMW 3 Series
960 Great Deals out of 33,574 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Wrangler
275 Great Deals out of 18,614 listings starting at $2,995
Used MINI Cooper Coupe
7 Great Deals out of 115 listings starting at $8,895
Used Volkswagen Beetle
142 Great Deals out of 9,060 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Civic
512 Great Deals out of 89,870 listings starting at $1,299
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
471 Great Deals out of 28,602 listings starting at $1,499
Used Ford Mustang
388 Great Deals out of 47,511 listings starting at $1,800
Used Honda CR-V
822 Great Deals out of 60,379 listings starting at $900
Used Honda Accord
769 Great Deals out of 88,117 listings starting at $1,150
Used BMW X3
358 Great Deals out of 14,011 listings starting at $3,495

Used Cars For Sale

2016 MINI Countryman S ALL4 For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 153 listings starting at $22,584
2015 MINI Countryman S ALL4 For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 110 listings starting at $16,977
2014 MINI Countryman S ALL4 For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 357 listings starting at $14,500