Although we generally try to be attentive, often we forget to switch off our low beam lights, a flashing light, or leave the radio on. Sadly, if this is your case, you may end up in the morning with your Buick Regal running out of battery and the central locking system no longer working. Normally you should have the ability to open it quite easily with your key, but this is not constantly the case. Today we are going to check out how to open a Buick Regal with a dead battery? To get this done, first of all we are going to find out how to open the trunk of your motor vehicle with a dead battery, then how to open the bonnet and, at last, how to open a Buick Regal with a dead battery.
How to open the trunk of a Buick Regal with a dead battery?
So let’s commence our content page with the opening of your Buick Regal trunk with a dead battery . Indeed, if you do not have any more battery you will regrettably not have the ability to use the centralized locking of your motor vehicle, on certain series, the key will not be enough either to open your doors manually. In such a case, one of the only solutions to access the interior of your Buick Regal, open your bonnet, and replace or recharge your battery, will be to go through the trunk. To get this done, you will have to verify if your Buick Regal is equipped with the “hidden” trunk lock, some finishes and some years are not built with it. Put yourself in front of your trunk, and check around the handle of the trunk, you should locate 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 completed, you will have the ability to open the trunk of your Buick Regal 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 Buick Regal, do not think twice to seek advice from our article which will show you how to do this.
How to open the bonnet of a Buick Regal with a dead battery?
Second opportunity to open your Buick Regal hood with a dead battery . As you cannot access the passenger compartment of your motor vehicle, you will have only one solution to open the bonnet of your Buick Regal, you will have to, lift the car, possibly remove the front bumper of the car and locate the cables of the bonnet lock. Once found, you will have the ability to activate them to unlock the hood of your Buick Regal and have access to your battery.
How do I open the door of a Buick Regal with a dead battery?
Now, we’re really going to concentrate on opening the door of your Buick Regal which has no more battery . Here are the 3 most classic solutions that will save you from having to call a breakdown service and save you money.
Open the door of your Buick Regal with the key
First solution, it may seem evident, but to open your Buick Regal which has no more electricity, the key will be your best ally. You will most frequently have at least, a mechanical lock on the driver’s door of your motor vehicle, on some models you will have a second one on the passenger’s side. You have likely already found and tried to open your Buick Regal through these locks, but remember that some locks work a little differently. To open the door of your Buick Regal 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 content page.
Try to recharge the battery of your Buick Regal
This remedy is not feasible on all Buick Regal, in fact, for you to have the ability to realize this technique you must either, have the ability to access the trunk of your Buick Regal and have a cigarette lighter plug in it or have the ability to put on candles your Buick Regal 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 Buick Regal
Last but not least, but not the most handy or least expensive solution, you can break a window to open your Buick Regal 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. Nevertheless, think about your insurance before you action, and go through your contract, and choose cautiously the glass you want to break because generally the smallest windows are more expensive and more complicated to install than the largest ones.
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