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My Battery is dead and I can't unlock my car. How do I pop the bonnet from outside?

My Cam Belt snapped and my battery has run dead as it has been left for 1 month. I have tried putting the key in the drivers door and boot to open manually but neither seems to work. I cant work out why they won't open, but need to pop the bonnet to recharge the battery, any ideas?

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Call a lock smith to get into it for you.

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Hello and welcome to FixYa!
Sir it's impossible to open the hood from the outside if it's locked. There's no way to enter the door for the battery is dead. It's sad to say that the only option we got is to break the side glass to gain access to the locks. It's the only easiest way though I know it's sound crazy.
Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa! Have a good one!

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