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Doors will not open on Mercury with dead battery

The battery died on my 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis and now I cannot open the doors even with the key. I can get in the trunk and noticed there are some wires hanging right behind backseat as if for a trailer connection. Can I plug in a battery to these wires or is there some way to get in with the key or even pop the hood without calling a locksmith? Thanks.

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Had the same problem with door on 97 Grand Marq. No VIN number/key deals at dealer past '02. Called a locksmith and he sprayed WD40 in the key holes, inserted the key and VIOLA! Locksmith said that the lock cylinder sticks from no use and it seems as though it is the wrong key. Hemumble something about 8 bumps and 10 bumps but have no clue what that was about. The problem may have been cured with the 10. KEEP THOSE KEY LOCKS LUBBED AND USE ONCE IN AWHILE! When the battery is dead, you can't even get to the hood release!

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  • try your spare key.
  • try the passenger door
  • call your dealer with your 17 digit VIN number on your registration, insurance card or call your insurance agent.
  • go to delaer with ID and they can cut a key using the code they get from Ford. Easy

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This sounds most like a worn lock actuator which wouldn't be uncommon. If you need a diagram on how to replace, let me know.

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use the ignition key to open the drivers door instead

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