How to open Mercedes Classe V with a dead battery ?
Nevertheless we generally try to be attentive, occasionally we forget to turn off our low beam lights, a flashing light, or leave the radio on. Unfortunately, if this is your case, you may end up in the morning with your Mercedes Classe V running out of battery and the central locking system no longer working. In any other case you should have the ability to open it quite easily with your key, but this is not constantly the case. In this article we are going to check out how to open a Mercedes Classe V with a dead battery? To do this, first of all we are going to see how to open the trunk of your car with a dead battery, then how to open the bonnet and, finally, how to open a Mercedes Classe V with a dead battery.
How to open the trunk of a Mercedes Classe V with a dead battery?
So let’s commence our article with the opening of your Mercedes Classe V trunk with a dead battery . Indeed, if you do not have any more battery you will unfortunately not have the ability to use the centralized locking of your car, on certain series, the key will not be enough either to open your doors manually. In such a case, one of the only possibilities to access the interior of your Mercedes Classe V, open your bonnet, and replace or recharge your battery, will be to go through the trunk. To accomplish this, you will have to verify if your Mercedes Classe V is furnished with the “hidden” trunk lock, some finishes and some years are not furnished with it. Put yourself in front of your trunk, and look around the handle of the trunk, you should discover a small trap door behind which hides the mechanical lock in which you will have the ability to insert and turn your key. Once this is done, you will have the ability to open the trunk of your Mercedes Classe V with a dead battery and access the interior of your car and open your hood . If you are unable to fold down the rear seat of your Mercedes Classe V, do not hesitate to seek advice from our guidebook which will explain how to achieve this.
How to open the bonnet of a Mercedes Classe V with a dead battery?
Second possibility to open your Mercedes Classe V hood with a dead battery . As you cannot access the passenger compartment of your car, you will have only one solution to open the bonnet of your Mercedes Classe V, you will have to, lift the car, possibly remove the front bumper of the car and find the cables of the bonnet lock. Once found, you will have the ability to activate them to unlock the hood of your Mercedes Classe V and have access to your battery.
How do I open the door of a Mercedes Classe V with a dead battery?
Now, we’re really going to focus on opening the door of your Mercedes Classe V which has no more battery . Here are the 3 most classic methods that will save you from having to call a malfunction service and save you money.
Open the door of your Mercedes Classe V with the key
First solution, it may appear to be obvious, but to open your Mercedes Classe V which has no more electricity, the key will be your best ally. You will mostly have at least, a mechanical lock on the driver’s door of your car, on some styles you will have a second one on the passenger’s side. You have likely already found and tried to open your Mercedes Classe V through these locks, but take note that some locks work a little differently. To open the door of your Mercedes Classe V that has no more battery, you will have to turn the key in the lock and at the same time try to pull the door handle . Repeat this operation if it doesn’t work on the first door on the second one, if it still doesn’t work, go to the next step of this article.
Try to recharge the battery of your Mercedes Classe V
This solution is not feasible on all Mercedes Classe V, in fact, for you to have the ability to realize this approach you must either, have the ability to access the trunk of your Mercedes Classe V and have a cigarette lighter plug in it or have the ability to put on candles your Mercedes Classe V and access the electrical cables through the motor shoe of it. .
Whichever solution you select, you will need to strip or unplug the cables and connect a battery charger or pliers to transfer power from another car.
Break a window of your Mercedes Classe V
Last but not least, but not the most useful or least expensive solution, you can break a window to open your Mercedes Classe V with a dead battery. Obviously, this solution will force you to pay the franchise for breaking the glass or buy a window yourself and mount it , but it has the advantage of being efficient. However, think about your insurance before you work, and go through your contract, and choose attentively the glass you want to break because often the smallest windows are more expensive and more difficult to install than the largest ones.
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