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Battery dead and cant open the bonnet to get at the battery undone fuse box pulled out positive and connected jump leads to another vehicle still didnt work what know whats wrong with a simple fail safe release catch in the car

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If your car is at your house, you can also charge the battery via the cigarette lighter. A minimum amount of charging will restore the electronic release function.

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Hello there
the is an emergency release cable made by Porsche fro this reason,
send me an email to
and i will send you a picture of it and how to get to it,it is located in your passenger side fender behind the plastic linning.


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