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I have a 1993 Renault Safran, been sitting for a while and the battery has gone flat, I am unable to open the hood on the left front side, the alarm is making its dying noise and I don't know if it is the alarm that has locked the bonnett or if it is just mechanical hat doesn't let it open, had the same with the petrol filler cap and was able to manually open it from inside the boot. Any suggestions will be welcome Cheers Digby

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No alarm just a mechanical connection try to get underneath it and open with a screwdriver.best advice lose it and claim the insurance its a **** piece of froggy junk all renaults should be banned and stopped from being sold till they use standard software operating from the universal pins on the OBD II connector.and not make meals on wheels for the dealers

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