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Dead battery The battery is dead and I can't open the door with the key. How do I get to the battery to charge it?

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I don't know... but wouldn't it be neat to install one of those battery connectors like they use to charge a forklift or a janitorial auto-scrub sticking out the front grill. Sometimes companies that do highway assistance have one that they can plug in a set of booster cables in in a hurry. Maybe next time!

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My car battery went dead and i cannot open the door with the key what do i do

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    trying to open the car door the battery is dead what do oi do when the key will not work?

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Lmao, this just happened to me today. the psngr side door won't open with the key either! i had to open the hatch and climb through to pull up the door locks! best wishes, andy

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Try the passenger side door to see if you can unlock it from there.sometimes you can.

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SOURCE: cant get in car to pop hood, dead battery key hole jammed!!

at this point you have 2 options, 1, go to a parts store and get a jimmy kit that helps you break into the car by unlocking the door, whicch sometimes can be tricky or if you have aaa they will unlock it for you for free, 2, you would have to reach from underneath and feel around for the cable, folow it to the latch assembaly and carefully release the latch assembaly, this way wil be very difficult and a tight area.
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Hi, see if this site helps, it explains how to access the battery (who designs these things???). Let me know how it goes.
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