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Battery Dead - How can I get the vehicle into neutral

The battery is dead and I cannot shift the car into neutral. It is in the garage with a cabinet above the hood so I need to push it back about 3 feet so I can open the hood to jump start it. There is no key with this vehicle.


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  • pjw1467 Sep 22, 2008

    Hard to believe that without power there is no way to get to neutral. I appreciate your suggestion. Thank you.

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    my car died and i need to open the hood to jump start car

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I hate to say it, but you are gonna have to open the hood in the confined area and try to work with the area you have or call in whatever autoclub you use / the dealer and make it their problem.

actually you can buy a jump box that plugs into your cig. lighter and jump it that way. my jump box has the set up to do it that way. but check your owners manual to see if the car will accept that without damage.

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