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2002 porches boxter -dead battery and trunk wont open to jump...help outside in the freezing chicago cold

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  • 2002boxter Jan 16, 2009

    in porches...the batteriey is in the trunk..the trunk is battery operated...go figure

  • Rick Byrd
    Rick Byrd May 11, 2010

    i really don't know porches , but do you have owners manual , there must be a key hole or a pull strap or something to open trunk , and also i would expect jumper points under the hood by engine , don't tell me engine is in trunk too , :( ,

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You will have to go to the fuse panel and "jump" the hood open. There is a little nub that pulls out with a copper band. You will need to hook the positive side of the jumper cables to the nub and the negative to something metal. The hood will immediately open. Hope this helps someone else.

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It's freezing everywhere today!  I don't know if you can access it, but the positive side of the battery is normally connected to the starter or the solenoid terminal sometimes locate atop the starter.
You can also charge, but not jump, your battery via the cigarette lighter. I wouldn't go over 4-5 amps charge current in case the circuit is fused.  

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