Nevertheless we generally try to be attentive, often we forget to turn off our low beam lights, a flashing light, or leave the radio on. Sadly, if this is your circumstance, you may find yourself in the morning with your GMC Savana 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 always the circumstance. In this article we are going to check out how to open a GMC Savana with a dead battery? To get this done, first of all we are going to find out how to open the trunk of your car with a dead battery, then how to open the bonnet and, finally, how to open a GMC Savana with a dead battery.

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How to open the trunk of a GMC Savana with a dead battery?

So let’s start our article with the opening of your GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana, open your bonnet, and change or recharge your battery, will be to go through the trunk. To do this, you will have to verify if your GMC Savana is built 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 find 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 performed, you will have the ability to open the trunk of your GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana, do not think twice to seek advice from our article which will show you how to get this done.

How to open the bonnet of a GMC Savana with a dead battery?

Second possibility to open your GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana, you will have to, lift the vehicle, possibly remove the front bumper of the car and situate the cables of the bonnet lock. Once based, you will have the ability to activate them to unlock the hood of your GMC Savana and have access to your battery.

How do I open the door of a GMC Savana with a dead battery?

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

Open the door of your GMC Savana with the key

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First solution, it may appear to be obvious, but to open your GMC Savana 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 versions you will have a second one on the passenger’s side. You have most certainly already based and tried to open your GMC Savana through these locks, but take note that some locks work a little differently. To open the door of your GMC Savana 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 article.

Try to recharge the battery of your GMC Savana

This solution is not feasible on all GMC Savana, in reality, for you to have the ability to realize this strategy you must either, have the ability to access the trunk of your GMC Savana and have a cigarette lighter plug in it or have the ability to put on candles your GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana

Last but not least, but not the most practical or least expensive solution, you can break a window to open your GMC Savana with a dead battery. Of course, 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 act, and go through your contract, and choose cautiously the glass you want to break because quite often the smallest windows are more expensive and more difficult to install than the largest ones.

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