Nevertheless we generally try to be attentive, in some cases we forget to switch off our low beam lights, a flashing light, or leave the radio on. Regrettably, if this is your circumstance, you may find yourself in the morning with your Audi Q5 running out of battery and the central locking system no longer working. In any other case you should be able to open it quite easily with your key, but this is not always the circumstance. Today we are going to look at how to open a Audi Q5 with a dead battery? To do this, first of all we are going to discover how to open the trunk of your car with a dead battery, then how to open the bonnet and, finally, how to open a Audi Q5 with a dead battery.


How to open the trunk of a Audi Q5 with a dead battery?

So let’s commence our content with the opening of your Audi Q5 trunk with a dead battery . In actual fact, if you do not have any more battery you will regrettably not be able 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 just possibilities to access the interior of your Audi Q5, open your bonnet, and change or recharge your battery, will be to go through the trunk. To achieve this, you will have to verify if your Audi Q5 is pre-loaded with the “hidden” trunk lock, some finishes and some years are not built with it. Put yourself in front of your trunk, and look around the handle of the trunk, you should locate a small trap door behind which hides the mechanical lock in which you will be able to insert and turn your key. Once this is done, you will be able to open the trunk of your Audi Q5 with a dead battery and access the interior of your vehicle and open your hood . If you are unable to fold down the rear seat of your Audi Q5, do not think twice to consult our article which will describe how to do this.

How to open the bonnet of a Audi Q5 with a dead battery?

Second opportunity to open your Audi Q5 hood with a dead battery . As you cannot access the passenger compartment of your car, you will have just one solution to open the bonnet of your Audi Q5, you will have to, lift the vehicle, possibly remove the front bumper of the car and situate the cables of the bonnet lock. Once located, you will be able to activate them to unlock the hood of your Audi Q5 and have access to your battery.

How do I open the door of a Audi Q5 with a dead battery?

Now, we’re really going to focus on opening the door of your Audi Q5 which has no more battery . Here are the 3 most traditional methods that will save you from having to call a malfunction service and save you money.

Open the door of your Audi Q5 with the key

First solution, it may seem to be evident, but to open your Audi Q5 which has no more electricity, the key will be your best ally. You will normally have at least, a mechanical lock on the driver’s door of your car, on some models you will have a second one on the passenger’s side. You have likely already located and tried to open your Audi Q5 through these locks, but be aware that some locks work a little differently. To open the door of your Audi Q5 that has no more battery, you will have to turn the key in the lock and simultaneously try to pull the door handle . Repeat this process 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 content.

Try to recharge the battery of your Audi Q5

This remedy is not feasible on all Audi Q5, in reality, for you to be able to realize this approach you must either, be able to access the trunk of your Audi Q5 and have a cigarette lighter plug in it or be able to put on candles your Audi Q5 and access the electrical cables through the motor shoe of it. .

Whichever solution you go for, you will need to strip or unplug the cables and connect a battery charger or pliers to transfer power from another vehicle.

Break a window of your Audi Q5

Last but not least, but not the most simple or least expensive solution, you can break a window to open your Audi Q5 with a dead battery. Not surprisingly, 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. Nevertheless, think about your insurance before you work, and browse your contract, and choose cautiously the glass you want to break because often the smallest windows are more expensive and more difficult to install than the largest ones.

In the event that you have any further questions about the Audi Q5, do not hesitate to consult our Audi Q5 category.