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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Battery dead; cannot open hood
If the cigarette lighter is an unswitched power point you could use it as a location to put a very small charge, just enough to get the hood release solenoid to activate. Years ago there was a device that was a male cigarette lighter power point at both ends and enough cable to go from car to car. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DO ANYTHING ELSE EXCEPT OPEN HOOD, DO NOT TURN KEY TO RUN OR ATTEMPT TO START. ANYTHING COULD RESULT. MINOR OR MAJOR. THERE IS A COMPUTER MEMORY SAVER THAT MATES A 9 VOLT TO A MALE CIGARETTE LIGHTER PLUG THIS MAY NOT BE ENOUGH TO RELEASE HOOD BUT MAYBE WITH A 12 VOLT FLASHLIGHT BATTERY (2 6 VOLT BATTERIES) WOULD WORK TO OPEN THE HOOD. (TURN EVERYTHING OFF EVEN DOME LIGHT.)
Posted on Aug 23, 2008
I found a few solutions to your problem here:
A lot of them have some merit, depending on whether you want to actually manually open the hood or use the inovative options posted there. Either way, i hope this helps and best of luck with your problem!
Posted on May 07, 2009
SOURCE: mercedes e220cdi 2003 battery is
This is a very serious situation as there are only a few ways you can go about this.
The surest way out of this is to call a mechanic over and have him help you open the lock from outside.
He can do this by picking the lock or by working on the door panel.
There is no other secure method as the car would not come on neither will it open.
hope this helped you? Please comment for more information.
Posted on Jan 26, 2011
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Troubleshooting is required to inspect few parts.It can be issue with ignition switch.Its not getting off.Or issue with sensor or wiring.Or its faulty lock itself.Click the link below and follow the troubleshooting:----Driver Door will not lock or unlock with Key
http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1998-toyota-landcruiser-driver-door.html Repairing car Door lock Actuator? How to Access car door panel? Vehicle door panel components?
Driver side door will not lock or unlock with Remote? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/2009-toyota-tundra-driver-side-door.html
Central locking not working ? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/03/this-is-how-system-operates.html
Remote will not unlock Rear door ?
This will help.
Repairing car Door lock Actuator?
How to Access car door panel?
Vehicle door panel components?
Posted on Jul 17, 2012
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